All The Reasons Why We All Need To Put More Respect On Missy Elliott’s Name

Living in a time one hit wonders, watered down lyrics and sub-par visuals makes you long for the work eclectic geniuses like Missy Elliott.

All The Reasons Why We All Need To Put More Respect On Missy Elliott’s Name

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Let’s face it — anyone who was popping before the Internet blew up is like ancient history to some the kids growing up today. It’s almost like the world as a whole started over once Youtube and social media became a thing, making all the artist who put in work before that feel like dinosaurs.

All The Reasons Why We All Need To Put More Respect On Missy Elliott’s Name

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Missy Misdemeanor Elliott was way ahead her time when it came to production, melodies and spitting bars. She could rap without a ghostwriter, produce without loops, sing an R&B ballad  and give you extraterrestrial videos at the same damn time. Miss E. can make an entire song rapping backward and it’ll top the charts. She’s your faves fave.

All The Reasons Why We All Need To Put More Respect On Missy Elliott’s Name

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On Friday, she made history as the the first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Fame. And it’s about damn time!

Missy is pro that it’s hard to be a lion amongst sheep. But fortunately for her, there’s a whole generation young folks who appreciate her contributions to music and will not let the world forget it.

These days, the legend is looking good and living better. But just in case you forgot about her healthy resume, hit the flip to refresh your memory.