Aaliyah wins the MTV Award for Best video from a film September 7, 2000 at the MTV Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Liaison)

Today would be the late singer Aaliyah’s 34th birthday.

While her time with us was limited, and her star was just beginning to shine, Aaliyah did leave us more than enough great music.

From her early days with former flame R.Kelly, to her maturing into a young woman alongside DMX and Timbaland, here are our theGrio’s favorite Aaliyah songs.

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