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" I’ve had a wonderful amount of success and done a lot at 22, but there’s a lot more I want to do. "
" What's good in having money and being famous if you can't share it with others less fortunate than yourself? "
" I would like to make a bigger impact on the world by giving back, and using my celebrity to raise money for people who need it most. "
" I don't mess around when it comes to my work – it's important. That's when I will definitely put someone in their place. "
“ 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."

Aaliyah Archives: News

By Sandy

 

Repost via @aaliyah: "Official message from the Estate of Aaliyah Haughton. Thank you for your continued love and support! 🙏"

I want to be excited about this news, Lord knows I do...😩 The constant lets downs are the only reason for me feeling this way, but I'll try my best to stay positive and open minded.

I say this because we've been waiting for a whole 19 years, something that should of happened a long time ago. Aaliyah herself was always ahead of the game, and with this...there's a lot of catching up to do digitally. No doubt Baby Girl will slay, since we've seen evidence of that from her posthumous album #UltimateAaliyah which was illegally uploaded back in 2017 by Craze Productions, racing straight to number 4 on the iTunes charts!

With all that being said, I am truly grateful that things are finally giving way. 🙏🏽❤ The constant battle fans have had to go through just to help towards her legacy such as #AaliyahForMAC, a wax figure for #MadameTussauds but the most important one of all being her #music. Aaliyah literally died doing what she loved the most, just for her fans...for us! The day I finally see her music on streaming platforms will be the day I can finally be at solitude and peace. 💆🏽‍♀️

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