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“ 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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Here are some beautiful, rare outtakes from photographer George Lange, who has collaborated with clothing merch Daily Bread.

Repost via Michael Benabib on Facebook: "Celebrating @aaliyah h on her birthday. I took this never before seen photo of Aaliyah for the HOT LIKE FIRE single cover.

Repost via @wbls1075nyc on Facebook: "The Original Radio Doctor on Set with the late #Aaliyah🙌🏾

 Repost via @mz.charges_pending of Aaliyah at the 2001 MTV Icon! Thank you so much for sharing! 😊❤

Repost via @beautyandcurves of Aaliyah at her album signing in Dallas on August 17th, 2001.

Repost via photographer Ronald Baker (A.K.A–Solid Image Photographic) "Aaliyah with her dad, Michael Haughton and Donnie Simpson on the "Donnie Simpson Morning Show" in 1997". 

Repost via Albert T Grey Jr on Facebook who shared this lovely rare photo of Aaliyah and @nikkanacoldest on the Age Aint Nothing But A Number tour. ❤

Repost via @pjmcclam on Facebook who posted these lovely gems of Aaliyah performing at the #DisneyGradNite concert back in 1997.

Repost via Jeff Holden from Facebook. A rare gem which we have not come across before. Thank you so much for sharing and thanks to @tiaralways and @weloveaaliyahaughton for the tag! ❤️ 

Repost via Jack Satter on Facebook of Mama Diane, Aaliyah and @marconavarra back in 1993! What a throwback! Thank you so much for sharing! ❤

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