#authenticitee #reblogathon I love AAliyah & she ALWAYS gives me life! #myboo
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York. Aaliyah — whose name derives from a Hebrew word aliyah, meaning “highest, most exalted one, the best, grew up in Detroit where she attended the Detroit High School for the Fine and Performing Arts. At the age of 12 Aaliyah signed a recording contract with her uncle’s label, Blackground Records. She would go on to release her first album “Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number” under the production of R.Kelly at the age of 14. It would go on to sell millions, and was followed by the incredible success of her 1996 sophmore album “One In A Million” and her last album in 2001 named simply, “Aaliyah”, both produced by the wonder team that was Timbaland and Missy Elliott.
I absolutely loved all things Aaliyah. She was talented and it seemed liked everything baby girl touched turned…
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