Missy Elliott
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1971-07-01
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Missy Elliott

Biography

Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known under her stage name Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott or simply Missy Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Elliott embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group Sista ...

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Biography

Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known under her stage name Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott or simply Missy Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Elliott embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group Sista in the early 1990s and later became part of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and producer Timbaland with whom she worked on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV. Following several guest appearances, in 1997, she launched her solo career with the release of her debut album Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the hit single "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)" and "Sock It 2 Me". The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, the highest-charting debut for a female rapper at the time. Her following album Da Real World (1999), produced the singles "She's a Bitch", "All n My Grill", and the top five hit "Hot Boyz".

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Pep Rally
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Pep Rally
Ciara
1, 2 Step (feat. Missy Elliott)
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1, 2 Step (feat. Missy Elliott)
Mariah Carey
Heartbreaker (Remix) (feat. Missy Elliott & Da Brat)
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Heartbreaker (Remix) (feat. Missy Elliott & Da Brat)
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Lose Control (feat. Ciara & Fatman Scoop)
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Lose Control (feat. Ciara & Fatman Scoop)
Memphis Bleek
Is That Your Chick (feat. Missy Elliott & JAY Z)
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Is That Your Chick (feat. Missy Elliott & JAY Z)
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All n My Grill (feat. Big Boi & Nicole Wray)
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All n My Grill (feat. Big Boi & Nicole Wray)
J. Cole
Nobody's Perfect (feat. Missy Elliott)
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Nobody's Perfect (feat. Missy Elliott)
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Get Ur Freak On
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Get Ur Freak On
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Back In The Day (feat. JAY Z)
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Back In The Day (feat. JAY Z)
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WTF (Where They From) (Zea Edit) (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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WTF (Where They From) (Zea Edit) (feat. Pharrell Williams)
Janet Jackson
Burnitup (Lakim Remix) (feat. Missy Elliott)
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Burnitup (Lakim Remix) (feat. Missy Elliott)
Timbaland
Bounce (feat. Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott & Justin Timberlake)
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Bounce (feat. Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott & Justin Timberlake)
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Beep Me 911 (feat. 702 & Magoo)
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Beep Me 911 (feat. 702 & Magoo)
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WTF (Where They From) (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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WTF (Where They From) (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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Sock It 2 Me (feat. Da Brat)
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Sock It 2 Me (feat. Da Brat)
Janet Jackson
Burn It Up
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Burn It Up
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Hot
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Hot
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Work It (R4 Remix)
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Work It (R4 Remix)
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Missy Elliott Biography

Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known under her stage name Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott or simply Missy Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Elliott embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group Sista in the early 1990s and later became part of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and producer Timbaland with whom she worked on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV. Following several guest appearances, in 1997, she launched her solo career with the release of her debut album Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the hit single "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)" and "Sock It 2 Me". The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, the highest-charting debut for a female rapper at the time. Her following album Da Real World (1999), produced the singles "She's a Bitch", "All n My Grill", and the top five hit "Hot Boyz".

With the release of Miss E... So Addictive (2001), Under Construction (2002), and This Is Not a Test! (2003) Elliott established an international career and followed with the hits "Get Ur Freak On", "One Minute Man", "4 My People", "Gossip Folks", and "Work It", the latter of which won her a Grammy Award for Best Female Rap Solo Performance, eventually winning five Grammy Awards and selling over 30 million records in the United States. Elliott is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double platinum for her 2002 album Under Construction. Elliott is also known for a series of hits and diverse music videos, including "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)", "Hot Boyz", "Get Ur Freak On", "Work It", and the Grammy award-winning video for "Lose Control."

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