Heart & Spirit
Those closest to Aaliyah always share stories about her sweet spirit and kindred soul. Aaliyah loved people and life, which made people love her even more. Missy Elliot, a very close friend to the late singer, always tells the story of how she met Aaliyah. She expected her to be an imperious and temperamental superstar, and was surprised to learn that she was the complete opposite. Aaliyah was always filled with laughter and joy. She truly defined what it meant to be an angel.