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Little Simz Narrates Missy Elliott-themed Afrofuturistic Animation

It’s really time for a major broadcast company to get behind Sama’an Ashrawi who is the perfect candidate to create the first modern, animated Afrofuturist series to television (our vote is to keep the brilliant Little Simz onboard for narration too). In the fifth installment of his webseries exploring the ties between creativity, artistry and Afrofuturism,…

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Missy Elliott’s Debut Album ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ Recieves Vinyl ReIssue for 20 Year Anniversary

“Beep beep. Who got the keys to the jeep?” The question that charmed a generation. We’ve been singing in unison with Missy Elliott since we first saw her in that unforgettable black plastic puffy suit, adorning finger waves and dark lipstick in her 1997 music video, “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” from her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly.…

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Missy Elliott, Frank Ocean, Björk, & Nine Inch Nails Set to Headline FYF Fest 2017

FYF Fest returns to Los Angeles from July 21 through July 23 with a new all-star lineup. Adding an extra day to the mix, the three-day festival will feature performances from Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails. Along with its incredible headlining acts, the summertime jam session in Exposition Park will also include a slew…

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Missy Elliott Shares Charming “I’m Better” Visual and Announces Documentary

The legendary Missy Elliott dropped off a surprise visual for her new cut, “I’m Better.” The track, which features Lamb, boasts a flossy come up over a Trap-inspired, but still Missy style, beat. The abstract asymmetry of Missy’s iconic aesthetic isn’t lost in her current work. “I’m Better” is pleasingly peculiar from Elliott’s haircut and…

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Missy Elliott Pays Tribute to Aaliyah 20 Years After ‘One in a Million’ Release

December 10th marked the 20th anniversary of the late R&B trendsetter Aaliyah’s hit single “One In A Million.” The song which was co-written by her longtime affiliates is a classic in it’s own right, and has since been covered and sampled by many. Missy Elliott took a moment to celebrate the songstress’ influence and timeless…

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Girl’s Night Karaoke Goals With First Lady Michelle Obama and Missy Elliott

We’re swooning over the Girl’s Night Karaoke Goals served by First Lady Michelle Obama from the Late Late Show last night. Amidst jamming to a couple of everyone’s favorite songs, she chatted with host James Corden about life after the White House and what she’ll miss most, Snapchat, and even mentioned that this round of…

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The Revisit: Missy Elliott’s ‘Supa Dupa Fly’

When Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott dropped her debut album Supa Dupa Fly in July 1997, about 19 years ago this month, she completely changed the hip-hop music video landscape. My mom refused to buy cable for us, so while my friends were raving about TRL and BET’s 106 and Park, I satisfied my cravings to see…

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Missy Elliott and Fall Out Boy Rework “Ghostbusters” Theme Song

The always impressive Missy Elliott and Fall Out Boy team up for a rework of the Ray Parker’s classic “Ghostbusters” theme song. Fall Out Boy vocalist Patrick Stump takes on the lead while Missy adds her own unique flare in the closing verse. Listen to the track above, and look out for the return of…

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Missy Elliott Is The Face of Marc Jacobs’ Fall 2016 Ad Campaign

Missy Elliott is undoubtedly a music icon, and now she’s continuing to make her mark on the fashion industry. Yesterday, Marc Jacobs’ Instagram account announced it will continue a series of portraits for it’s fall 2016 ad campaign starring none other than Miss “Supa Dupa Fly” herself. Serving nostalgia with garbage bag-like garments and eclectic…

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Queen Latifah & Missy Elliott To Join First Lady Michelle Obama For SXSW Keynote

Following behind her husband, President Barack Obama, FLOTUS Michelle Obama will make her SXSW debut this week with a keynote. During her appearance, Queen Latifah will be moderating the panel with special guests Missy Elliott, Diane Warren and actress-meets-activist Sophia Bush. According to Variety, FLOTUS will discuss her promotion of Let Girls Learn, an initiative…

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Audio: Missy Elliott, “Pep Rally”

Just as you thought the season of the dab and team pride came to a close with the Bronco’s domination at Super Bowl 50, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott reminds us to keep the spirit going with her newest track, “Pep Rally.” This crowd-energizing banger is a tribute to her energetic halftime show last year with Pharrell and Katy…

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Missy Elliott and Pharell Perform “WTF (Where They From)” For ‘The Voice’ Season Finale

Master of the Old School, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott recruits partner in crime Pharell Williams  to perform their newest single, “WTF (Where They From)” on The Voice‘s season finale last night. The pair recently dropped visuals for this high-energy song last month, and they delivered the same infectious spirit and vibrancy in the live performance. Filled with lookalike…

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