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22-year old pop music star and actress Aaliyah was killed late last night in a plane crash in the Bahamas. She already had two platinum albums and two Number-One singles before she graduated from high school. Host Lisa Simeone spoke with Steve Jones, a music critic for USA Today about the role Aaliyah played in the contemporary pop music scene.