CBE’s Sevyn Streeter calls Aaliyah one of her biggest musical inspirations and covered the late singer’s classic “Come Over” in a recent interview. If you’re still doubting Sevyn’s pipes, watch her rendition and be blown away by her incredible range. She recently visited Aaliyah’s high school in Detroit and penned a letter on her website to honor her hero’s legacy.
“You made us feel comfortable in our own skin…we feel just as comfortable in our sweats and sneakers as we do in our jeans and heel….Putting in the Dr. Doolittle soundtrack–and learning the choreography to “Are You That Somebody” on the porch….That’s what you did. You made us all feel like we were good enough to be you.”