Missy Elliott on stage
Missy Elliott on stage
Music

Missy Elliott Opened Up About Her Early Music Days and Struggling to Fit In

"I don't think people understood the music."

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alyson stoner from missy elliott work it video at the vmas
News

Alyson Stoner basically didn’t practice for her Missy Elliott performance because she’s an icon

As if Missy Elliott’s performance at the August 26th 2019 MTV VMAs wasn’t iconic and…

Missy Elliott performing in 2019
Missy Elliott performing in 2019
Music

Missy Elliott’s MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award is long overdue recognition of her art’s impact

Growing up with Missy Elliott videos on national television is one privilege that millennials with…

missy elliott performing
missy elliott performing
News

Missy Elliott just dropped her first album in 14 years, and the title is so fitting

At long last, the music gods have finally heard our calls, because Missy Elliott just…

Collage of Yung Miami performing, Cardi B on the Grammys red carpet, and Megan Thee Stallion performing, on a pink background
Collage of Yung Miami performing, Cardi B on the Grammys red carpet, and Megan Thee Stallion performing, on a pink background
Music

Opinion: Why I hope rumors about Cardi B’s all-female rapper tour are true, for hip hop’s sake

Author Michael Arceneaux talks the rumors surrounding Cardi B’s potential all-female tour, what that would…

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cardi b
News

Female hip-hop legends are celebrating Cardi B’s historic Grammys win, and this is #womensupportingwomen at its finest

Cardi B made herstory at the 2019 Grammys on February 10th, becoming the first female…

Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott
News

Missy Elliott is the first female rapper to get this major honor, and it’s huge

Ever since her 1997 debut single “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” Missy Elliott has been…

Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott
News

Missy Elliott is the first female rapper to ever get nominated for this prestigious honor, and heck yes

Congratulations are in order: Missy Elliott has been nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame,…

missy elliot funky white sister
missy elliot funky white sister
Entertainment

Missy Elliot surprised her “funky white sister” while she performed “Work It,” and we don’t know how she stayed so calm

If you’ve spent any time on the internet at all over the last month, chances…

work it missy elliott
work it missy elliott
Nostalgia

This is the viral “Work It” cover that even Missy Elliott is obsessed with

Missy Elliott’s self-proclaimed “funky white sister” caught the attention of the rap legend when her…

Missy Elliott at the MTV Europe Music Awards
Missy Elliott at the MTV Europe Music Awards
Entertainment

Get Ur Freak On: How Missy Elliott taught a generation of women to be sex-positive

July 1st is rap icon Missy Elliott’s birthday. If you are an older millennial, then…

Missy Elliott in "The Rain" music video
Missy Elliott in "The Rain" music video
Music

Missy Elliott’s originality showed me it was cool to be a nerdy Black girl

July 1st is rap icon Missy Elliott’s birthday. In 1997, I missed the bus to…

Beyonce (L) performs with her sister Solange onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2014 in Indio, California.
Beyonce (L) performs with her sister Solange onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2014 in Indio, California.
Celeb

Beyoncé joined Solange for her first girls’ night out since giving birth to twins, and it looks like they had so much fun

Five weeks after giving birth to twins Rumi and Sir, Beyoncé is back on the…

1997 MTV Video Music Awards
1997 MTV Video Music Awards
Music

In appreciation of Lil’ Kim’s feminist hip-hop anthem, “Not Tonight,” during its 20th anniversary

A few years ago I was talking to one of my girlfriends about the song…

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meryl-streep
Celeb

Here’s why Meryl Streep is suddenly a meme on Twitter

We’re just wild about Meryl. So, seeing her even more on social media is always…

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Teletubbies po, Laa-Laa, Dipsy, Tinky Winky
Music

Someone mixed Teletubbies with Missy Elliott’s “Get Ur Freak On,” and we’re not sure how to feel about this

When you’re bored out of your mind and aimlessly scrolling all your social media feeds…

Aaliyah
Aaliyah
Music

How hip hop and R&B can help us understand feminist perspectives that are different from our own

There are many ways to feel empowered. There is no feminism handbook, nor set of…

Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott
Entertainment

Surprise! Missy Elliott has dropped a new song and video, and it’s LIT

SURPRISE! Iconic and legendary rapper Missy Elliott has dropped a brand new track and video…

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bellamissy
Fashion

Bella Hadid channels Missy Elliott in this tracksuit ensemble and we’re having crazy deja-vu

Bella Hadid grabbed a coffee with her brother in LA on Tuesday morning, sporting a…

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gettyimages-515949468
Makeup

Twitter thinks Missy Elliott deserves a MAC collection and we couldn’t agree more

According to the noblest minds of Twitter, Missy Elliott totally deserves MAC collection. Obviously, we…