It’s been over 20 years since Aaliyah’s tragic passing in 2001 but her impact on culture is still as strong as ever. At long last, her music and official music videos were made available on digital formats last year, and they were just a reminder of how many artists she inspired.
The upcoming — and somewhat controversial —posthumous album is due out soon. But even without digging through the vaults, her recorded legacy stands as one of the best from her era, despite the fact that she only recorded three albums in her lifetime.
Take a look at the artists that have been influenced by Aaliyah’s career: