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Missy Elliott Recreates Her Album Cover From 22 Years Ago for Halloween

The Hip-Hop legend took to Instagram to challenge her fans in guessing which photo was the remake and which was the original. The picture proves that the “Lose It” superstar has not aged one bit. Supa Dupa Fly was released on July 15th, 1997. Produced by Timbaland, the album features most of Missy’s most memorable […]

[WATCH] Missy Elliott Performs and Accepts Video Vanguard Award at #VMAs

Missy Elliott finally got her things. One of the Hip-Hop GOATs returned to the MTV VMAs stage and received the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for her stellar visuals throughout her careers. Before accepting the award from an extremely excited Cardi B, Missy hit the stage for an amazing medley of her singles. Misdemeanor […]

Recap: Take a Look Inside the Pepsi x MTV VMA “Museum of Missy” Pop-Up Exhibit in NYC

As any music legend with an eclectic eye for artistry deserves, Missy Misdemeanor Elliott will finally be receiving the coveted “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award” at tonight’s 2019 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony! View this post on Instagram I am Humbly Grateful to be receiving the MichaelJacksonVideoVanguard Award???❤️ I Thank my FANS “Supafriends” who fought […]

At Her Best: Aaliyah’s 25 Greatest Hip-Hop Collaborations

August 25 will never be an easy day for many music fans across the world, particularly for those who love the late R&B icon Aaliyah Dana Haughton. View this post on Instagram On August 25, 2001 we lost such a beautiful soul. Today we celebrate 18 years without you baby girl, we love and we […]

Missy Elliott to Receive 2019 MTV Video Vanguard Award

The 2019 MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award will be handed to one of the greatest women to ever touch the mic, Missy Elliott. Variety brings the news of the achievement for Elliott and reveals she will perform for the first time on the show in 16 years. “Missy’s impact on the music landscape is […]

#NewMissy! Missy Elliott Confirms New Album in ‘Marie Claire’ Interview

Recognized for her legendary career as an award-winning rapper and Hall of Fame-inducted writer, Missy Elliott is finally giving us what we’ve been waiting for since 2005: a new album! Thankfully we know for sure that it’s officially happening thanks to her latest cover story for the new issue of Marie Claire. View this post […]

Madonna MC: 10 Times ‘Madame X’ Flexed Her Hip-Hop Cred

With almost four decades down as the inarguable and undisputed Queen of Pop, Madonna is still at the top of her game — her latest album, Madame X, recently became her ninth LP to go No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Throughout the theatrics of her longstanding career, amidst the many controversial moments and […]

Missy Elliott Says She’s ‘Finished’ Recording her Upcoming Album

Missy Elliott Says She's 'Finished' Recording her Upcoming Album

Missy Elliott hasn’t dropped a full length project since her 2005 Cookbook, but it looks like that’s about to change this year. Missy took to Instagram to announce that she has been working on her upcoming LP since last year and it’s finally finished. “I just finished a long project I been working on since […]

Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake Receive Honorary Doctorates From Berklee College

Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake Receive Honorary Doctorates From Berkley College

Missy Elliott made history over the weekend becoming the first Hip-Hop artist to receive an honorary degree from Berklee College of Music, the nation’s elite music conservatory. During her acceptance speech, the pioneering producer, songwriter, singer, and rapper spoke overcoming the odds while navigating her way through the music industry. She left the students with […]

Missy Elliott is Working on a New Album

Missy Elliott is Working on a New Album

Its been thirteen years since her last album, but it seems that Missy Elliott is preparing to end her (relative) musical drought. The rap legend affirmed that she’s chipping away at another LP, which will stamp her first since 2005’s, The Cookbook. Reacting to a Recording Academy tweet setting that she’d affirmed another collection, Missy […]

Missy Elliott Joins Ciara to Perform ‘Level Up (Remix)’ at American Music Awards

Missy Elliott Joins Ciara to Perform 'Level Up (Remix)' at American Music Awards

Ciara’s “Level Up” remix featuring Missy Elliott got its live introduction with a group of PVC-clad dancers during last night’s American Music Awards. Missy’s “Funky White Sister” Mary Halsey watched from the audience. Watch the mixture with Ciara’s “Dose” underneath. VIDEO: @Ciara performs #LevelUp/#Dose Medley at #AMAs pic.twitter.com/KIP7Nafhr2 — Ciara Icon (@CiaraIcon) October 10, 2018 […]

Missy Elliott Performs ‘Work It’ With Fan on ‘The Ellen Show’

Missy Elliott Performs 'Work It' With Fan on 'The Ellen Show'

Mary Halsey, the lady who went viral for her version of Missy Elliott’s hit “Work It,” showed up on Thursday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show and got the ultimate surprise when the rapper joined her on the stage. Halsey went viral this Summer when she posted a video of her singing the song at […]

Janet Jackson Honored by Missy Elliott at 2018 BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards

Janet Jackson Honored by Missy Elliot at 2018 BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards

The 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held at Atlanta’s Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall on Aug. 30, respected Janet Jackson with the BMI Icon Award and featured an unexpected appearance by Missy Elliott. The occasion perceives the songwriters, producers, and publishers of the year’s most-performed R&B/Hip Hop melodies. Metro Boomin was named Producer of Year for […]

15 Groundbreaking Debut Rap Albums Since Hip-Hop Was Born

Words by Keenan Higgins & Jasmine Johnson   Today marks 45 years since the birth of Hip-Hop! In the decades since it all began on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, the genre has went on to become the most powerful (and most lucrative!) in all of music. Of course, that feat is heavily due to the […]