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VMAs 2019: Missy Elliott Reunites With “Dancing Girl” Alyson Stoner From the “Work It” Video

Video Vanguard recipient Missy Elliott reunited with an old collaborator at Monday night's MTV VMAs. During Elliott's medley of hits, Alyson Stoner took the stage to…
Maggie Serota / August 26, 2019

VMAs 2019: Watch Missy Elliott’s Video Vanguard Acceptance Speech

This year's MTV Video Music Awards were all about Missy Elliott. A bunch of other people performed and received awards, but the reason to watch was Missy…
Tosten Burks / August 26, 2019

Watch Missy Elliott Perform a Greatest Hits Medley at the 2019 VMAs

Missy Elliott performed a throwback medley at the 2019 VMAs on Monday, August 26, in honor of her winning this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award. Kicking…
Maggie Serota / August 26, 2019

MTV VMAs 2019: The Complete List of Winners

Updated 12:06 a.m. ET, August 27 The Moonman has come and gone! During the 36th annual MTV VMAs on August 26, Missy Elliott was honored with…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2019

Footwork to Missy Elliott’s “Cool Off”

Back in 2005, Missy Elliott cast the Chicago footwork crew Full Effect to dance in her "Lose Control" music video. This was five years before the English label Planet Mu…
Tosten Burks / August 23, 2019

Stream Missy Elliott’s New Iconology EP

Fourteen years since her last album, 2005's The Cookbook, Missy Elliott is back with a new EP. Titled Iconology, the release was announced on social…
Rob Arcand / August 23, 2019

Missy Elliott to Receive Video Vanguard Award at 2019 VMAs

In a rare showing of good judgement, MTV has announced that Missy Elliott will be receiving this year's Video Vanguard award at the Video Music Awards.
Israel Daramola / August 12, 2019

Video: Lizzo – “Tempo” (ft. Missy Elliott)

Lizzo has released a new video for her collaboration with Missy Elliott. In the Andy Hines-directed visuals for "Tempo," Lizzo leads a pack of dancers…
Israel Daramola / July 26, 2019

The “Bitch” Is Back: Missy Elliott Talks Da Real World in SPIN’s 1999 Profile

This story originally appeared in SPIN's July 1999 issue. In honor of Da Real World's 20th anniversary, we're republishing it here. Celebrities may…
James Patrick Herman / June 22, 2019

Watch Lizzo Perform as Missy Elliott Becomes the First Female Rapper in the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Earlier this year, we learned that Missy Elliott had been inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. She’s the first female rapper in the Hall, and…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 14, 2019

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay-Z, Diddy, Missy Elliott, Tyler, the Creator, More in Virginia Beach

Pharrell Williams hosted the inaugural edition of his Something in the Water music festival this weekend in his hometown of Virginia Beach. While organizers were…
Rob Arcand / April 28, 2019

Missy Elliott Joins Lizzo on New Song “Tempo”

As we get closer to the April 19 release date for Lizzo's third album Cuz I Love You, the singer is releasing a string of singles…
Israel Daramola / March 20, 2019

Missy Elliott Spots Large Dog in the Wild

When you own a dog, especially one with hefty proportions that strike fear into less substantial pups, people may ask questions. On a rare occasion, the person inquiring…
Tosten Burks / February 26, 2019

Missy Elliott, John Prine Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott and John Prine have both been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Their nominations were initially announced in November, and now the musicians have been officially induced into…
Rob Arcand / January 12, 2019

Missy Elliott, John Prine, and Mariah Carey Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, and our dad John Prine are among those nominated for next year's Songwriters Hall of Fame class, Associated Press reports. Elliott—who,…
Tosten Burks / November 7, 2018
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