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Nas, Beyonce, Missy and Others Remember Aaliyah 15 Years After Her Death


Hard to believe that its been 15 years since the untimely death of R&B icon Aaliyah.

The singer passed away in a tragic plane crash on August 25th 2001. Today several fans, friends and fellow celebrities took to social media to remember the star including Nas, Beyonce, Timbaland and Missy Elliott.

“Prayers up! One of kind. One and only. Miss ya!! Luv,” Nas wrote in the caption of a photo of himself and Aaliyah. Missy also posted a photo of the late singer captioning it “#Aaliyah15yearsLater I can still hear your Laughter U have inspired SO MANY musically/style u will NEVER b 4Gotten.”

Beyonce posted an old video of herself interviewing Aaliyah.

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Aaliyah former stylist and friend Derek Lee told CNN that he misses the singer every year around this time and this year is particularly hard. “In the beginning it was really hard to deal with,” Lee said. “It changes every year. This year I don’t know how I am going to feel.”