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Missy Elliot

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. Her first major success came as a songwriter with childhood friend and producer Timbaland on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV. As a record producer and songwriter, she has worked with Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Janet Jackson, as well as contemporary artists Keyshia Cole, G Dragon, Tamia, Monica and Ciara.

In the late 1990s, Elliott expanded her career as a solo artist and rapper, 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."


Missy Elliott owns a Phantom, a Ferrari and a Lamborghini.
Ciara, Tweet, Nelly Furtado, Eve and Timberland honored Missy Elliott at the 2007 VH1 Hip Hop Honors
Missy Elliott's favorite karaoke song is Sheena Easton's "Sugar Walls."
Missy Elliott is the only female rapper to have six platinum albums.
Missy Elliott has sold over 24 million albums world wide.
Respect M.E. only features her singles that were in the UK charts. The Best Of album did not include "P***ycat" and "Take Away."
Everything that Missy owns is all customised just for her and only her.
As from 2002 Missy Elliott was known as the best selling female hip-hop artist.
Missy is in the studio working on a new album, reuniting with Timbaland. Early reports say the album will hit stores in the first quarter of 2007. Internal sources report that Missy has been referring to the album as her "big return" project.
Missy Elliott has worked with acts such as: Ciara, Timbaland, Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Aaliyah, Lil' Kim, M.I.A, Vybez Cartel, and many others.
"Get Ur Freak On" was her favorite music video to make.
The 'M.E.' on her album Respect M.E. are the initials of Missy Elliott, so the title means "Respect Missy Elliott."
Respect M.E. (her greatest hits album) is also the name for her clothing line with Adidas.
Missy Elliott's greatest hits album Respect M.E. was only released in Europe and Brasil on 4th Sep 06.
Chris Moleys did a cover of this song of "Get Ur Freak On" but called "Get A Move On."
In 2003 Missy's album This Is Not A Test! was described as the most anticipating album of 2003.
Missy has released seven studio albums:
Supa Dupa Fly (1997)
Da Real World (1998)
Miss E...So Addictive (2001)
Under Construction (2002)
This Is Not A Test! (2003)
The Cookbook (2005)
Respect M.E. (2006)
Missy is famous for only wearing her clothes once - this habit is shared with debutante Paris Hilton.
Missy dropped the stage name Missy Misdemeanor Elliott in 2003 and changed it to just Missy Elliott.
In 2006, she released her Greatest Hits album titled Respect M.E.
Missy has over 2,000 pairs of sneakers, and only wears each of them once.
Missy is 5'2" (1.57 m) tall.


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