Aaliyah was a wildly talented young lady that already had a varied and successful career at the time of her untimely death in a plane crash at age 22. Primarily known as a progressive R & B singer she had just released her third album, all of which went double platinum. Known for her unique style combining sweet and sexy she was about to start a fashion line. She also starred in the movie Romeo Must Die (2000). The Fader talked to a collection of folks close to her, including producer Missy Elliott, for a touching remembrance of a unique soul and talent.