Veteran rapper, Missy Elliott has paid tribute to her late friend and singer Aaliyah whose 39th birthday would have been today, January 16, 2017.
The “Work It”rapper tweeted a lengthy message in memory of Aaliyah with a number of throwback pictures showing the two friends laughing and smiling.
Aaliyah so many people ❤️ your Style & Music! I wish they all got a chance to meet you to see how CARING you were to EVERYONE you met! I CAN STILL HEAR YOU LAUGH & me you @Timbaland joking😌we MISS YOU so much but I know you are surrounded by ANGELS 4 your BDAY😇🎂🍰 WE LOVE U pic.twitter.com/18SCsTF3Fz
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) January 16, 2018
i miss aaliyah pic.twitter.com/810pKLtioP
— 🌊 (@mattwhitlockPM) January 12, 2018
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 25, 2016
Several stars, including rapper Diddy, Perez Hilton, Karen Civil, Philip Lewis and her fans, have all paid tribute to the beautiful and talented singer who died in a plane crash at the age of 22 in 2001.