The Roc-A-Fella Records cofounder went on to explain that he warned Aaliyah against going to the Bahamas, where she filmed the video for her sexy track “Rock the Boat.” Dash revealed that the young recording artist also had reservations about traveling to the tropical locale.
Aaliyah worked with record producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott for her second album, One in a Million, which sold 3 million copies in the United States and over eight million copies worldwide.His youngest daughter, 1, shares Aaliyah’s name — a sign of appreciation for the impact the deceased performer had on his life. The exact event slips the MC’s mind but a smile washes over his face as he speaks on how he saw himself as “the man” that day. I think it’s only in death do we recognize a person’s true presence.” Fans still feel her absence and remember the remarkable career she had at just 22 years old.Years ago, he brought Aaliyah to an awards show in L. “When I found out [Aaliyah] would go to an awards show with me, I said, ‘Alright I got to make the movie,'” DMX states. Double platinum-selling accolades, chart-topping albums like , respected movie roles and Grammy nominations were just a few of the accomplishments she earned as an entertainer.Eleven years have passed since the iconic chanteuse’s untimely death on Aug.25, 2001, a date that marks an irreplaceable loss in the R&B spectrum.