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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Dear Gossips,

If you’ve watched Missy Elliott’s performance from last night’s MTV VMAs more than once, that is correct. Here’s me sounding like a bitter old aunt, quoting Kathleen who, by contrast (in her mind), is forever young: these kids don’t deserve.  Read Full Intro

Friday, August 23, 2019

Dear Gossips,

There is only one music video that belongs in this space on top of the site today and all weekend – that would be the video for “Throw It Back”, by Dr Melissa “Missy” Elliott who released her first collection of new music in 14 years last night ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday where she will receive the Video Vanguard Award, it’s about f-cking time.  Read Full Intro

Missy Elliott covers Marie Claire

Melayna Posted by Melayna at July 17, 2019 15:08:23 July 17, 2019 15:08:23
Micaiah Carter/ Marie Claire

This week, Marie Claire profiled living legend and prolific hit-maker, Missy Elliott. Missy remains a pioneer in the industry, a hip-hop and R&B icon for over 20 years. Winner of 4 Grammys (nominated for 22), and having sold 30 million records, any discussion of Missy starts with where she sits, on top of the hip-hop world, solidly on anyone’s top 5 or top 10 lists. Full Story

Missy’s “funky white sister”

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at September 13, 2018 19:18:22 September 13, 2018 19:18:22

You probably don’t know Mary Halsey by name. You probably have seen the video of her rapping to Missy Elliott’s “Work It.” I’ve tried to do this song at karaoke and it is HARD. Mary doesn’t make it look hard. Mary’s got the funk. Mary’s skills are so impressive that Missy tweeted the video. Full Story

Busta and Missy get it

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at February 2, 2018 19:26:13 February 2, 2018 19:26:13
Patrick McMullan/ Getty Images

It is almost the three-year anniversary of that time Missy Elliott saved the Super Bowl. I bring this up often because for people who didn’t live through the dominance of the Missy/Timbaland/ Magoo era (fine, I remember Magoo so I’m not THAT young), Missy’s scene-stealing heroics at the Super Bowl are how they know her best. Full Story

Missy is back and “better”

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 27, 2017 20:51:40 January 27, 2017 20:51:40

The Super Bowl is next weekend. It will mark the two-year anniversary of that time Katy Perry headlined the half-time show but the only things we remember are Left Shark and Missy Elliott saving the goddamn day. Full Story

The Queens of Hip Hop

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at July 12, 2016 17:35:22 July 12, 2016 17:35:22
Jim Spellman/ Andrew Toth/ Johnny Nunez/ Theo Wargo/ Michael Loccisano/ BRYAN R. SMITH/ Getty Images

“Who you calling a bitch?” This line. It’s one of my favourite hip-hop lines of all time. With it, Queen Latifah cemented herself in hip-hop history. She was not a bitch or a ho. Full Story

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