“ If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don’t think it’s going to be easy. It’s hard! ”
" Being in this business, I accept that there are positives and negatives but having a strong family base and a belief in God enables me to weather the storms. ”
“ It’s hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I’m long gone. ”
“ That’s why I work every day. Ev-er-y day. I want to knock people out. ”
“ There is always a bit of pressure to do a good album – to do good work, period. ”
“ I’m a total performer. ”
“ People are gonna look up to me because I’m young, black, and female. ”
" I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin. "
" I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. "
" I see myself as sexy. If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and appealing. "
" I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget."
" There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don’t discuss my private life. "
" When a fan comes up to you and says I love your music, there’s nothing better than that."
" You have to love what you do to want to do it everyday. "
" I’m the interpreter. I’m the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that’s what I want to do. "
" I don’t think about my previous success. I’m happy that the work I’ve done has been very successful. "
" It’s in how you carry yourself. I’ve always been a very mature person, and I’ve always known what I wanted. And I go after it no matter what. "
" I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person. "
" All I can do is leave it in God’s hands and hope that my fans feel where I’m coming from. "
" I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original."
" I’m a survivor and I can handle anything. I’m very confident about that. "
" I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them."

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What would you like to see for Aaliyah's legacy?

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 09:25 -- Micah
Sunglasses Collection
0% (0 votes)
Jewellery Collection
0% (0 votes)
Music On All Streaming Platforms
100% (1 vote)
Coffee Table Book of Unreleased Photos & Stories
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Home Videos & Unreleased Footage
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Aaliyah X Tommy Hilfiger Collaboration
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Total votes: 1

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Shared via @imanandalewis on her IG story! Thank you for sharing! 🙏🏽❤
Aaliyah on the Hit List with @tarzandan who kindly shared this rare footage on Instagram.
A couple days ago we were blessed enough to hear some never before heard vocals from a track titled 'They Say'.
Repost via @brelyevans: "Aaliyah....Age ain't nothing but a number...If your girl only knew..Rock the Boat..We miss you and your artistry.....