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Missy Elliott

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971), is an American recording artist, producer, singer-songwriter, dancer, actress and clothing line ... More »Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971), is an American recording artist, producer, singer-songwriter, dancer, actress and clothing line designer. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Elliott, with record sales of over seven million in the United States, 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 known for a series of hits and diverse music videos, including "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)", "Hot Boyz", "Get Ur Freak On", "One Minute Man", "Work It", "Pass That Dutch", and "Lose Control". In addition, she has worked extensively as a songwriter and producer for other artists, both alone and with her fellow producer and childhood friend Timbaland, with whom And Cordell Francis Put Her On A Song Call Wild Moments That Is Coming Out In 2012. she received her first production credit on R singer Ginuwine's 1996's album Ginuwine...the Bachelor. Elliott was born on July 1,... [ Wikipedia ]

Pharrell Williams Opens The 2014 BET Awards With Missy Elliott, But Where's Miley?

Pharrell Williams Opens The 2014 BET Awards With Missy Elliott, But Where’s Miley? Pharrell Williams’ win-streak continues. On Sunday (June 29) Skateboard P opened up the 2014 BET Awards in the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, singing his Miley Cyrus -assisted single “Come Get It Bae.” ...

BET Awards 2014 Highlights: Top 5 Show Moments

Pharrell Williams performs with Missy Elliott at the 2014 BET Awards on Sunday, June 29. Credit: Christopher Polk/BET/Getty Images for BET We got you! On Sunday, June 29, the 2014 BET Awards aired live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. From host Chris Rock's line-crossing commentary ...

New Releases by Rae Sremmurd, Becky G, Cakes Da Killa

with the vibrancy of Missy Elliott. And “Hunger Pangs,” with energetic production that spans house, ballroom and whimsical hip-hop, is one of the most joyous and attitudinal hip-hop releases of the year, full of clever boasts: “I’m posted up with my papi/Eating saltfish ackee/Known for ...

Brit-hop: 10 of the best

Around-the-way charm, down-to-earth rhymes and a voice rich and versatile enough to turn out both sweet, mellifluous hooks and agile verses made her a formidable rapper/singer, inspired by the likes of Lauryn Hill and Missy Elliott. She’s best known now for her mega hit American Boy...

Nicki Minaj Addresses Iggy Azalea-BET Awards Controversy: ‘Our Voices Have to Be Heard’

I’ve been saying this for 5 YEARS.” She added that she “fell in love” with Lauryn Hill because of her songwriting, as well as Missy Elliott — and that “women MUST aspire for more.” ...

Pharrell Has Good Reason To Be ‘Happy’ At 2014 BET Awards

“You guys keep the lights on for us.” Pharrell, who also won best male R&B/pop artist, kicked off the show with a playful performance of “Come Get It Bae” featuring the reclusive Missy Elliott. Host Chris Rock also succeeded with back-to-back jokes, helping take attention away from a ...

Pharrell and Beyonce win big at 2014 BET awards

Multiple award-winner Pharrell Williams opened the show at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles with special surprise guest Missy Elliott. The duo performed "Come Get It Bae," off Pharrell's 2014 album, "GIRL. " Pharrell, this year's Best Male R&B Artist Award winner, credited the fans for ...

Tweets Is Watching: Rihanna Roots For Team World In World Cup Discussing Lil' Wayne, Drake & Many

I believe we're smart enough to write down our own thoughts and perspective, just like the men do.” The first lady of Young Money also brought up her respect for Lauryn Hill and Missy Elliott for writing their own material. She tweeted, “Women MUST aspire for more. I've congratulated ...

Celebrities at the Serpentine Gallery Summer Party 2014

Pharrell, meanwhile, jetted across the pond after performing with Missy Elliott and taking home two trophies at the BET Awards on Sunday night. He rocked his signature hat for the Summer gala, which also brought out Alexa Chung, Cara Delevingne, Orlando Bloom, Naomi Campbell, and ...

The Almanac

... 69); actor/comedian Dan Aykroyd in 1952 (age 62); Britain's Princess Diana in 1961; nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis, also in 1961 (age 53); actors Andre Braugher in 1962 (age 52), Pamela Anderson in 1967 (age 47) and Liv Tyler in 1977 (age 37); and rapper Missy Elliott in 1971 (age 43)...

Nicki Minaj Throws Buckets of Shade at Iggy Azalea at BET Awards

Then she targeted new female rappers who she feels are nipping at her Louboutins without writing their own lyrics, and it's safe to say that unnamed person was Iggy — the only other woman who rapped that night was Missy Elliott, and who can hate on Missy? In the rap community, not ...

Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, 12 Years a Slave lead the BET Awards 2014

The 41-year-old opened the ceremony with new single 'Come Get It Bae', with special guest Missy Elliott. Lionel Richie was also in attendance to collect the Lifetime Acheivement award, while Drake and Nicki Minaj took away the Best Male and Female Hip Hop Artist awards. In the ...

Pharrell, Chris Rock kick off BET Awards

(Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP) Pharrell kicked off the BET Awards with a playful performance featuring Missy Elliott and host Chris Rock was successful with back-to-back jokes, helping take attention away from a fatal shooting and a separate stabbing at unsanctioned parties ...

Angie Martinez on Leaving Hot 97 for Power 105.1

She participated from the other side, too, releasing two rap albums and various soundtrack singles under her own name in the early aughts, including the hit “ Not Tonight (Ladies Night Remix) ” with Lil’ Kim, Da Brat, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Missy Elliott, plus collaborations with ...

Missy Elliott Sings In Surprise Performance With Pharrell At BET Awards

During Pharrell’s opening performance at the BET Awards, Missy Elliott took to the stage in a very surprise appearance! Missy, we’ve missed you! The 2014 BET Awards didn’t waste any time shocking the audience on June 29. During Pharrell’s, 41, performance of “Come Get It Bae,” ...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Missy Elliott

It should go without saying that Missy Elliott is a legend. Starting with her 1997 debut Supa Dupa Fly, Missy released a string of massively successful, genre-bending albums. The longtime Timbaland collaborator has won Grammys, topped the Billboard charts with imaginative hits...

Pharrell Williams & Missy Elliott Open the BET Awards 2014! (Video)

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Jun 29, 2014 at 6:25 PM PDT The 41-year-old entertainer sang his song Come Get It Bae and he was joined by surprise guest Missy Elliott [Unlink]. Pharrell is nominated for four awards this evening Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration for Blurred Lines...

Need To Know: 'OITNB' Cast Rocked The Float With Jay Z

Pharrell opened the show with Missy Elliott, Weezy debuted his new single “Krazy” live and Robin Thicke dedicated his performance to his wife Paula and cried. Some winners from last night include Nicki Minaj for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Pharrell’s “Happy” won for Video Of The Year and ...

Today In History, July 1

Hip-hop artist Missy Elliott is 43. Actress Julianne Nicholson is 43. Actress Melissa Peterman is 43. Rock musician Bryan Devendorf (The National) is 39. Actress Liv Tyler is 37. Bluegrass musician Adam Haynes (Dailey & Vincent) is 35. Actress Hilarie Burton is 32. Actress Lynsey ...

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Watch Pharrell kick off the show above with a surprise appearance from Missy Elliott...

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