Following Aaliyah’s death on Aug. 25, 2001 at the age of 22, the R&B singer left behind a lasting legacy and made an impact on hip-hop which continues to this day. Rappers and singers alike have paid tribute through lyrical name drops and references to her untimely passing, while also sampling some of her most famous songs.
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