With today (August 15, 2016) being the 15-year anniversary of legendary artist Aaliyah‘s passing back in 2001, senior editor Ben Barna of NYLON asked nine different artists about how Aaliyah influenced them in their artistry.

Read what Ms. Grey had to say below, and click NYLON‘s logo beneath to see what Kevin Garrett, Sevyn Streeter, JoJo, Ty Dolla $ign, Rockie Fresh, Imad Royal, WILLS, and Naomi Almquist (of Prinze George) all had to say as well!

Skylar Grey – 9 Artists Remember Aaliyah | NYLON ::
“….Aaliyah was an influence not just in her music but in her style. She wasn’t afraid to play with androgynous fashion or be a tomboy. She was tough and cool, and I was definitely influenced by that….”

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