Missy Elliott, where she is from the Acapella Group
Life & Work
Melissa Arnette Elliott (born 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia), later known as Missy Misdemeanor Elliott, then only as Missy Elliott, is one of the first female hip hop superstars. She began her career in the late 1980s as a singer and songwriter with the R&B group Sista. The band soon moved to New York and, through DeVante Swing, signed a contract with the Elektra label. At this time, Elliott began to write songs for other artists. Together with her colleague and acquaintance Timbaland, she forms an independent songwriting and producer team that was responsible for a number of hits between 1995 and 1997, including "One In A Million" by Aaliyah. Elliott began her career as a solo artist in 1996 with a guest appearance on MC Lyte's single "Cold Rock A Party," produced by Sean "Puffy" Combs. Her debut album "Supa Dupa Fly" was released in mid-1997 and contains the blockbuster "Da Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)", which established Elliott as a serious hit supplier. In 1998 she wrote and produced Total's single "Trippin '" and worked with various other hip-hop artists. In addition, she produces and sings the background voices for the debut single "I Want You Back" by ex-Spice girl Mel C. With "Da Real World" in 1999 Elliott seamlessly builds on the success of her debut album. On the 2001 released "Miss E ... So Addictive" many prominent rappers get together, including Jay-Z ("Get Ur Freak On"). The track "4 My People" becomes an international club hit. But Missy Elliott's biggest hit was “Work It” from the 2002 album “Under Construction”. In 2003 she can be heard on Wyclef Jeans single "Party To Damascus". Her sixth solo album "The Cookbook" hit record stores in 2005. The song "Lose Control" (with Ciara and Fatman Scoop) becomes a top ten hit.
films and series
Videos and pictures
News and Stories
Murhpy's big performance scandal
Because Eddie Murphy shows himself to be an obese African American in "Norbit", civil rights activists piss him off: he uses a bad cliché.
Brian Wilson's life is being made into a film
After Ray Charles and Johnny Cash, another music legend comes to cinematic honors: Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson.
Missy Elliott's life is being filmed
Now the life of the grand dame of hip-hop is being ennobled on film. A biopic about Missy Elliot is planned.
Beyoncé as a gospel bride
From power babe to exulting church mouse: Beyoncé Knowles plays and sings in "The Fighting Temptations" with Cuba Gooding Jr.
Often searched together
- How painful is a colonoscopy without sedation
- Newborn babies choke and lose breath while sleeping
- Pdc custom rifle chassis howa
- Dowe Cheatum and Howe
- What does dba or aka
- Where is Upc broadband available in Ireland?
- Tanusri de chowdhury techmahindra
- What is considered a family provision checklist
- Design a muppet, what not design
- Hungry Howies coupon codes for online orders
- How to calculate the formula for lost labor rates
- What does not mean?
- What is the conversion of source documents
- How to type bangla in photoshop cs2
- How viruses replicate BBC Bitesize GCSE
- How to Make Bubble Puppy Cupcake Cakes
- How to 180 Kickflip Skate on the Front
- How to use a protocol golf scope
- Whereby followed by a comma
- Inuyasha reincarnation quiz Who was I
- Cigar Wholesalers Ontario Canada
- How much does pearl football cost
- 4chan connection error while posting
- Cultist slangs in Nigeria, how can slum