Aaliyah would have turned 35 years old today, so let's take a moment.
Any Aaliyah song I could post would qualify as a jam, of course, but I'm going with "Best Friends," a track off of Missy Elliott's forever-excellent Supa Dupa Fly, because it is one of the greatest recorded tributes to ride-or-die female friendship we have, and because the Missy-Aaliyah-Timbaland trio just made perfect sonic sense. Here's Missy, in The Fader's 2008 tribute to her late best friend:
Me and Tim, our sound was so far left that it was kinda hard for people. They liked it, but they didn’t know if they [...]