missy elliott

Michelle Obama and Missy Elliott Are the Ultimate ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Guests

First Lady Michelle Obama was James Corden's guest on the Late Late Show's "Carpool Karaoke" segment last night. Obama and Corden sang some Stevie Wonder and some…
Anna Gaca / July 21, 2016

VH1 Hip Hop Honors: Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Salt-n-Pepa, and Lil’ Kim Celebrated

Last night, VH1 Hip Hop Honors returned for the first time since 2010. Paying homage to "the female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters" in hip-hop in…
Rachel Brodsky / July 12, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

‘Ghostbusters’ Calls on Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott for New Title Theme

The mantle of Ray Parker Jr. is a weighty one to assume, so the producers of the upcoming Ghostbusters remake wisely split the burden between…
Andrew Unterberger / June 23, 2016

Hear A$AP Ferg’s Missy Elliott Collaboration, ‘Strive’

Update: The full version of A$AP Ferg and Missy Elliott's "Strive" is out now. Listen at Stereogum. A$AP Ferg has shared a teaser…
James Grebey / April 12, 2016

D.R.A.M. Riffs on Missy Elliott Track on New Song, ‘Don’t Let D.R.A.M. Be A Hot Boy’

Versatile rapper-singer D.R.A.M. has shared a new track reworking Missy Elliott's 1999 song, "Hot Boyz." D.R.A.M.'s take, which he shared on SoundCloud on Wednesday afternoon,…
James Grebey / March 30, 2016

Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, and More Talk ‘Let Girls Learn’ at SXSW 2016

President Barack Obama may have delivered a keynote address at South by Southwest's interactive portion, but his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, was on hand to…
Rachel Brodsky / March 17, 2016

Watch Michelle Obama’s SXSW Keynote Speech Featuring Missy Elliott and Diane Warren

Michelle Obama is delivering the Opening Keynote address as South By Southwest in Austin, Texas right now. The first lady is speaking to promote the Let…
James Grebey / March 16, 2016

Tweet Just Dropped a Single With Missy Elliott, ‘Somebody Else Will’

After a decade out of the spotlight, R&B singer Tweet is back with a new album, Charlene, and a single featuring Missy Elliott, "Somebody Else Will." Best remembered for 2002's Southern Hummingbird, Tweet (aka…
Anna Gaca / February 19, 2016

Missy Elliott Just Dropped a New Banger Called ‘Pep Rally’

Missy Elliott just dropped a new single called "Pep Rally" on iTunes, a year or so after she stepped foot on the Super Bowl Halftime…
Brennan Carley / February 7, 2016

Missy Elliott Just Performed ‘WTF (Where They From)’ Live for the First Time

During tonight's season finale of The Voice, judge Pharrell Williams welcomed rap icon Missy Elliott to the stage for iconic star's first live performance of her…
Brennan Carley / December 15, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

Missy Elliott Returns After Three-Year Solo Absence With ‘WTF (Where They From)’

Missy Elliott's last solo single was 2012's double release "Triple Threat" and "9th Inning," both Timbaland productions that proved the Virginia native and hip-hop legend…
Brennan Carley / November 12, 2015

Missy Elliott Premiered a Snippet of New Material on ESPN Last Night

Missy Elliott's been quietly working on new music for some time now, even filming a music video for a track last month, and last night…
Brennan Carley / October 27, 2015

Janet Jackson and Missy Elliott Scorch Through ‘Burn It Up’

Believe it or not, we're only a week away from the release of Janet Jackson's first album in seven years, Unbreakable (out October 2). So far we've…
Brennan Carley / September 24, 2015

Missy Elliott Headlined Canada’s Pemberton Festival Last Night

Missy Elliott headlined Canada's Pemberton Festival last night after her bold, beautiful return to the stage at last month's Essence Festival in New Orleans. With…
Brennan Carley / July 20, 2015

Missy Elliott Returned to the Stage During Last Night’s Essence Festival

Lucky fans in New Orleans last night were treated to a very special — and increasingly rare — performance from recent Super Bowl Halftime show-stealer Missy…
Brennan Carley / July 5, 2015

Timbaland Announces New Missy Elliott Single, Produced By Pharrell

Update: Missy tweeted that the song might not come in July, but at this rate, it's still so overwhelmingly exciting to think about the prospect of new music from…
Brennan Carley / June 26, 2015

Ciara, Missy Elliott, and Pitbull Declare ‘That’s How I’m Feelin” on Stomping ‘Jackie’ Cut

On Tuesday, R&B princess Ciara returns with Jackie, an immaculately stacked album that showcases the singer's versatility and chameleon-like ability to adapt to the sounds of…
Brennan Carley / May 1, 2015

Pemberton Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Missy Elliott, Kendrick Lamar, and More

This summer, the Pemberton Music Festival returns to British Columbia featuring a massive lineup that includes Missy Elliott in her first official live performance since…
Brennan Carley / April 1, 2015
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