From SooDetroit – Today, Aaliyah Dana Haughton would have been celebrating her 35th birthday; probably having a song or two at the top of the charts, performing throughout the country or doing something simple as sharing a laugh with friends …one could only imagine.
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Sadly, nearly 13 years ago, Detroit’s “Baby girl” tragically passed away in a plane crash, leaving behind an unforgettable legacy that will forever change the music industry.
Celebrating the life of Aaliyah and remembering her remarkable career is Detroit native DJ LimeLightz who has produced an incredible, easy flowing, feel good tribute mix.
“Aaliyah has always been my celebrity crush. Even after her passing away I’ve always been amazed by her voice and beauty! Whenever I drop an Aaliyah record it still feels brand new to me,” DJ LimeLightz tells soodetroit.com. “More importantly though …I feel like it’s important for Detroit to embrace one of our own and celebrate her Birthday with a mix of a few of her classics.
All in a positive light I just want the artist and everyone in Detroit to realize how much respect the music industry has given our city over the years and to not take any of it for granted,” he continues. “Motown lived here and still does! We’ve always had some of the best talent in the world …we just have to act like it!”
So throw on your headphones, click the play button and let’s all remember Aaliyah for the amazing vocalist and entertainer she was.
Happy Birthday “Babygirl” !