Janet Jackson was one of the mourners, and posted a note to the late singer, who died in a plane crash in 2001. “What I shared with u is ever sacred, everlasting it’s pure and it will endure. Janet Jackson paid tribute to Aaliyah on the 14th anniversary of her death by sharing a heartfelt note on Instagram about her late friend. In 2006 Jackson spoke about meeting Aaliyah and said, “This is someone that I had the opportunity of meeting only once in my life because of Missy, and we hung out one night.
- The 49-year-old singer declared her love for her late friend, who died in a plane crash in the Bahamas at age 22 in 2001, as she took to Twitter to remember her.
- The singer, who was one of Aaliyah’s idols, previously honoured the ‘Try Again’ hitmaker at the MTV Video Music Awards shortly after her she was killed along with eight other people when their charter plane went down.