Readers Comment On Aaliyah In Vibe August Issue

Interesting comments from Vibe readers on Aaliyah that were made before her tragic death. Commenting on the article on the singer in the August issue of the magazine, Pooh from Columbus said about Aaliyah’s sidestepping of the R. Kelly relationship, “I give her props for keeping her “sh**” to herself. There is something very sexy about a mysterious woman”

Reverand Al Sharpton blasts NY Post’s Dreher

The New York Daily News reports Reverand Al Sharpton is suggesting a boycott of the New York Post if the paper doesn’t apologize for Rod Dreher’s column last week criticizing Aaliyah’s traffic stopping funeral on Friday.

Aaliyah given Cinderella-like funeral Friday

Aaliyah was laid to rest yesterday in a silver-plated coffin which was carried through the Upper East Side in a horse-drawn, glass-paneled hearse.

Sean “Puffy” Combs, Usher, Jay-Z, Lil’ Kim, and Gladys Knight were on hand along with boxer Mike Tyson and actor Chris Rock for an invitation only funeral along with 800 other mourners.