R&B star Aaliyah was on top of the world celebrating the success of her multi-platinum albums by the time she was 18. In 1997, Inside Edition went shopping in New York City with the star. She spoke candidly about her career, influences and relationships, including a rumored marriage to R. Kelly. Sadly, Aaliyah’s life was cut short in August 2001 when she died in a plane crash off the coast of the Bahamas. She was 22.

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