missy elliott

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…
SPIN Staff / 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

Missy Elliott Dressed Up as Herself for Halloween

Missy Elliott's Hype Williams-directed 1997 video for "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)" is an all-time classic, not the least due to Missy's fits, in particular her…
Tosten Burks / October 31, 2018

Watch Missy Elliott & Ciara Perform “Level Up (Remix)” at 2018 AMAs

At last night's American Music Awards, Ciara performed an electrifying, elaborate version of her new single "Level Up." Backed with an army of dancers, Ciara's high-paced,…
Israel Daramola / October 10, 2018

Watch Missy Elliott Surprise Her “Funky White Sister” on Ellen

Over the summer, Missy Elliott shared a clip of Mary Halsey, a woman the rapper dubbed her "funky white sister," performing "Work It" at what…
Maggie Serota / September 13, 2018

Stream Ariana Grande’s New Album Sweetener

After months of anticipation, Ariana Grande's new album Sweetener has finally arrived. The follow-up to 2016's Dangerous Woman has been preceded with three singles, multiple late-night appearances, and…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 17, 2018

Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Paul McCartney, and More Remember Aretha Franklin

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at age 76 of complications from advanced pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from her family. Universally admired for her iconic voice and…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 16, 2018

Ariana Grande’s New Album Sweetener Will Feature Missy Elliott

Ariana Grande's new interview in The Fader confirms some of the collaborations on her forthcoming album Sweetener. We already knew the album, produced with Max Martin and Pharrell as…
Joshua Copperman / May 30, 2018

Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, & Kelly Rowland – “Get It”

Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, and Kelly Rowland have just dropped a new song. Yesterday, Elliott announced the song on Twitter, and now she and Busta…
Rob Arcand / February 1, 2018

Watch Janet Jackson Bring Out Missy Elliott at Tour Closer in Atlanta

Janet Jackson closed out her "State of the World" tour Sunday night in Atlanta, with a surprise appearance from Missy Elliott. They performed their collaborative…
Arielle Gordon / December 18, 2017
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