Today would have been Aaliyah's 39th birthday and among the number of fans who have wished the late singer a Happy Birthday, is Missy Elliott. The "Work It" rapper tweeted a lengthy message in memory of Aaliyah with a number of throwback pictures seeing the two laughing and smiling.

"Aaliyah so many people ❤️ your Style & Music! I wish they all got a chance to meet you to see how CARING you were to EVERYONE you met! I CAN STILL HEAR YOU LAUGH & me you @Timbaland joking😌we MISS YOU so much but I know you are surrounded by ANGELS 4 your BDAY😇🎂🍰 WE LOVE U," Missy said. Peep the pictures below.

Timbaland and Aaliyah had a slew of tracks that are easily considered some of her best work. Beats like "One In A Million," "Are You That Somebody," "We Need A Resolution," "Try Again" and "More Than A Woman."

Although the duo collaborated on more than just the listed, these few selections have without a doubt acted as an inspiration to many R&B artists today. Check out more tweets in light of Aaliyah's birthday below.