This past weekend, rapper Missy Elliott took it to social media in order to pay a sentimental tribute on the 17th anniversary of Aaliyah’s death.

In the Instagram post, Missy Elliott is seen writing a note to the late singer, take a look at the tribute below.

In addition, the rapper shared a series of photos with Aaliyah on her Instagram story, stating,

“Heaven gained a Angel. Aaliyah your impact still growing.”

Elliott also took it to Twitter to continue the tribute.

It was back in 2001 when singer, Aaliyah passed away. She was just 22-years-old when she and members of her team died in a tragic plane crash in the Bahamas. Missy Elliott and Aaliyah were filming the music video for her single, “Rock the Boat.”

After the shooting of their music video, the group decided to take a plane back to the United States a day early. The airplane crashed shortly after taking off.

Rest in peace Aaliyah and may your legacy continue to live on.

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