Though Bahamian investigators have not officially determined what caused the crash, police initially speculated that the plane foundered because it had been overloaded with equipment that brought the total weight to more than 700 pounds over the aircraft’s specified 6,300-pound limit.Aaliyah was scheduled to leave the island the next day, but when her part in the video was completed she decided to leave early.
Less than a minute after it took off, the plane crashed just a few hundred feet from the runway.Aaliyah was among six passengers dead at the scene; three others passed away hours later.“Aaliyah left midproduction, so we were still shooting when she left,” Williams says.He challenges the contention that the plane was overloaded.Reports surfaced that she had married Kelly when she was only fifteen and he was twenty-seven; Aaliyah denied it, although a marriage certificate was found in a Chicago county clerk’s office.
which sold 2 million copies and launched its producer-songwriter team, two largely unknown figures named Timbaland and Missy Elliott, to stardom.
“In this business, church girls become prostitutes because they want to be stars, but she would never let stardom interfere with who she was.” She was nicknamed Li-Li and Baby Girl.
She loved to sleep, to play word games, to make prank phone calls, to shop at Fred Segal in Los Angeles, to eat breakfast food, even late in the afternoon.
, music mogul Damon Dash opens up about the untimely death of his former girlfriend, Aaliyah.
In 2001, the singer died when her plane crashed in The Bahamas. In the episode, host Jeannie Mai asks the Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder if there was a chance he could be on that flight.
According to an investigation, the twin-engine Cessna 402B was 700 pounds over its weight limit. The 44-year-old said : "She told me she was going to the Bahamas and I was against it like, "Yo, don't go." And then down to the last, we had the Blackberry, down to the last Blackberry that we had, before she went there, she was like, "Yo, I don't like that plane." And I was like, "Don't get on it." And she was just like, "You know, I gotta do it." You know, it was a complicated situation, but she had to go do that video.