Gone Too Soon: Famous Black Women Who Died Before 35

Crystal Tate Apr, 28, 2017

We’ll never forget “Baby Girl” Aaliyah and Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes.

In 2001, R&B princess Aaliyah died in a tragic plane crash in the Bahamas. A year later, Left Eye tragically lost her life in a Honduras car accident at age 30. Each year, the death anniversaries of Left Eye and Aaliyah’s leave us reflecting on those we lost too soon. Here’s a look back at other Black female stars who died young.