Aaliyah reached the top 10 of the pop singles chart with her very first single when only 15. Originally a protege of R. Kelly, she became even more successful in her collaborations with Timbaland and Missy Elliott. Her posthumous releases show just how strong her talent was up until an untimely death in a plane crash at age 22. 

These are 10 of the best Instrumentals of Aaliyah's far too short career.