PHOTOS: Drake, Rihanna and Other Stars Inspired by Aaliyah
Thirteen years after her death, the R...
Thirteen years after her death, the R&B star lives on with an astonishing influence over music and fashion. From her electro-soul sound to oh-so-’90s look, Aaliyah has become the prototype for a new generation of music stars.
DRAKEThe rapper's Aaliyah obsession s...
DRAKE The rapper's Aaliyah obsession spans samples, a botched posthumous LP and a, uh, tattoo of her face on his back.
RIHANNAAaliyah offset her love for ba...
RIHANNA Aaliyah offset her love for baggy tomboy clothes by showing off perfect abs. The navel is making a comeback on artists like Rihanna. (Girls, do your crunches.)
CIARAEven Timbaland could see the lik...
CIARA Even Timbaland could see the likeness: He has called the singer "the next Aaliyah."
JHENE AIKODrake producer Noah "40" Sh...
JHENE AIKO Drake producer Noah "40" Shebib has compared the singer's silky vocals to Aaliyah's.
KIM KARDASHIANAaliyah’s hair often ...
KIM KARDASHIAN Aaliyah’s hair often covered half her face. Now the look is aped by Kim Kardashian, who tweeted a pic of herself with “Aaliyah hair.”
FKA TWIGSIn her "Two Weeks" video, th...
FKA TWIGS In her "Two Weeks" video, the U.K. singer mimics Aaliyah's look from the 2002 film Queen of the Damned.
SEVYN STREETER"You made it good to be...
SEVYN STREETER "You made it good to be cool, then turned cool into sexy," wrote Streeter in an online letter to Aaliyah.
RITA ORABasketball jerseys, backwards...
RITA ORA Basketball jerseys, backwards baseball hats -- Aaliyah showed her love for the game, somehow making XXL sportswear designed for men look sexy (like on singers like Rita Ora).
TINASHE"She brought new vocal styling...
TINASHE "She brought new vocal stylings to the table," says the 21-year-old, who channels Aaliyah's tomboy style.
CHRIS BROWNBreezy was flanked by Aali...
CHRIS BROWN Breezy was flanked by Aaliyah holograms in the 2013 video for "Don't Think They Know."