She was a child prodigy at the age of 12, signed with Jive and Blackground Records, with the world famous R.Kelly as her mentor. After vicious rumours of an alleged illegal marriage between Aaliyah and R.Kelly, she moved on to bigger and better, working with record producers Timbaland and Missy Elliot.
In 2000, Aaliyah proved her multi-talent, starring in her first major film, Romeo Must Die, along with contributing to the film’s soundtrack with her hit single Try Again
Aaliyah’s music and movie career has achieved commercial success with several continued releases. And now her album sales are estimated to be between 24 to 32 million copies worldwide. The beautiful Singer, Model, Actress was only 22 years old in 2001, Aaliyah would have just now been hitting her 30s.