Thursday, August 25, 2011
We Will Always Miss You Aaliyah
I’ll be very honest with you: I did not want to write this Aaliyah post today. The thing is I don’t like to commemorate death. Like, at all. I don’t even like to think about it. Still I thought about our readers and thought that we should give you a chance to express your feelings about Aaliyah, her music and yes, even her death.
I didn’t realize how much I enjoyed Aaliyah’s music until after she was gone. Sadly to say, the cuts that were released after she passed, “More Than A Woman” and “We Need a Resolution”, turned out to be my top favorites (the former being my absolute favorite).
Today is a sad day to me because we will never know what she could have done in her career but we know that it truly could have been a lot. I had a lot of respect for Aaliyah because her sexiness didn’t seem forced or vulgar and she was very protective of her personal life. She let her talent and her innovative creativity speak for her. She reminds me of Sade in that respect. It’s been these standards that she set in her short career that I don’t think many newer artist have been able to live up to since.
So to our readers who are Aaliyah fans, I hope that this has not been a sad day for you. I hope that you have been able to reminisce, play some of her great music and relive a bit of nostalgia by watching her videos. Trust me, I do feel that her life is one to be celebrated. I just can’t seem to do it today. Perhaps tomorrow.
Well, I take that back. Seriously who can be sad for long after watching this choreography?
She was a bad girl. What are your favorite Aaliyah songs and videos?