Missy Elliott Pays Tribute to Aaliyah 20 Years After 'One in a Million'

Saturday (Dec. 10) marked the 20-year anniversary of Aaliyah‘s smash hit “One in a Million.” As a result, Missy Elliott paid tribute by posting a heartfelt note on Instagram.

The post, seen above, contains a still from the “One in a Million” music video, along with the caption, “Time flies! And there’s still not a day that goes by that u aren’t inspiring new artist with your TIMELESS music & style! U will never be forgotten Aaliyah (Babygirl) We ❤️ u!”

Missy took some time to reflect on the life of Aaliyah earlier this year on the anniversary of the singer’s death. Missy looked back at her friend’s life, remembering the good times and noting how Aaliyah’s music has influenced a new generation of artists.

“15 years later to me feels like just yesterday,” Missy wrote wrote. “I can still hear your laughter😀 I can clearly see us dancing in the studio me u @timbaland @ginuwine Magoo the whole clique we miss u so much there’s not a day u aren’t thought of! I look around and see u are still inspiring new generations musically and style! Although there can never be another u it warms my heart to see kids who never got a chance to see your greatness love u now because of your undeniable Catalogue of classic hits u have shared with the World.”

Aaliyah’s life was tragically cut short at the age of 22, but her impactful music has ensured that her presence will never be gone.



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