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15 Albums We're Ridiculously Excited About In 2016

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment

In 2016, David Bowie released his last album ever, professional hit-maker Sia stopped dropping individual tracks to put out her whole album...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: R&B Star Monica Puts Us on 'Red' Alert

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Only a handful of artists -- especially in the R&B genre -- have had a lengthy, always-relevant career in the biz. Monica clearly is one of them.

This Poet Breaks Down The Importance Of Missy Elliott's Hip-Hop Feminism

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women

One Chicago poet has given an amazing ode to Missy Elliott, hip-hop feminism, and the power of representation.  At the 2015 Individual Wo...

Top 10 Sexist Media Moments of 2015

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 12.29.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

Women's achievements are constantly overlooked by mainstream media. We're usually much more updated on the happenings of celebrities.

Missy Elliott Remembers Aaliyah In Emotional Billboard Women In Music Awards Speech

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

Missy Elliott shed some tears while accepting the Innovator of the Year award at the 2015 Billboard Women in Music event at Cipriani 42nd Street in Ne...

Missy On Her Comeback To Music: It Was Battle

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

Last week Missy Elliot finally made her long-awaited return to music by releasing her new video, “WTF.” The track received prai...

Janet Jackson And Missy Elliott Are Here To 'BURNITUP!' With Their New Song

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment

We caught a snippet of Janet Jackson's new jam with Missy Elliott when a clip from her tour hit YouTube, but now the full track is here. "BURNITUP!" ...

Janet Jackson's New Album Drops In October And Features A Missy Elliott Collaboration

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment

Prepare the way, rhythm nation: Janet Jackson's comeback is all the more official.  A video of the opening number from Jackson's newly laun...

David Lyve: The Music and the Man

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.11.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

I first met David Lyve in the fall when he was a part of a music showcase at SOBs in SoHo here in New York City. When it was his time to hit the stage, the announcer called out his name and he emerged from the crowded room of people playing the strings of his guitar.

The Girl From Those Missy Elliott Videos Made A Killer Tribute Video

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment

You know Alyson Stoner as the little girl in Missy Elliott's "Work It" and "Gossip Folks" videos. You also maybe know her from her role in the "Step U...

Did Folks Really Not Know Missy Elliott At Super Bowl?

USA Today | Posted 02.03.2015 | Black Voices

But that's our chick! Did some folks honestly not know who Missy Elliott was when she made a surprise appearance that rocked the house at this year...

Missy Elliott Blew Up On Spotify Last Night

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show was nothing short of outrageous, featuring a massive, prismatic jungle cat, singing sharks and guest appearances...

Missy Elliott Will Join Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime Show

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

PHOENIX (AP) — Missy Elliott is going to "Work It" at the Super Bowl with Katy Perry. A person familiar with the plans for Sunday's halftime show t...

Feed The Nostalgic Beast Inside With These Shrines To Your Favorite 90s Idols

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.28.2014 | Arts

Michelle Guintu's upcoming exhibition is titled "Obsession" and it's not hard to see why. The artists craft sharp-edged, multimedia shrines to classic...

Wendy Williams Shrugs Off 'Aaliyah' Movie Critics

AP | LAURI NEFF | Posted 11.21.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Though the Lifetime movie "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" drew criticism from fans upset with casting and the way it depicts Aaliyah'...

Aaliyah Biopic Has Its Missy Elliot And Timbaland

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment

Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic has undergone its fair share or casting changes in regards to who will portray the R&B singer, but the film has finally lock...

The Latest Update On Missy Elliott's Long-Awaited Next Album

rollingstonelogo | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By NICK MURRAY It's been nearly a decade since Missy Elliott's last solo album, 2005's "The ...

Erin Clements

Pepa On Pickup Lines & Favorite Rendition Of 'Shoop' | Erin Clements | Posted 02.15.2013 | Celebrity

Sandra "Pepa" Denton has been a longtime safe sex advocate and avid supporter of Lifebeat, an organization that works to prevent the spread of HIV/AID...

Missy Elliott & Mona Scott-Young Reflect On Chris Lighty's Life

MTV News | Posted 09.21.2012 | Black Voices

Chris Lighty touched the lives of so many and his loved ones are pushing so that his legacy lives on. ...

Missy Elliott, Timbaland Discuss Drake And His Aaliyah Obsession

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment

Missy Elliott and Timbaland are finally willing to talk Drake. Specifically, Drake's producing a posthumous Aaliyah album without contacting either of...

Missy Set To Release Two New Singles

Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices

In spite of her absence on the recently released Aaliyah track featuring Drake, “Enough Said,” Missy Elliott is gearing up to release two new sing...

Missy Elliott, Timbaland 'Have Not Been Contacted' For Aaliyah Posthumous Album

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment

One week after the first single leaked from the posthumous Aaliyah album put together by Drake, longtime Aaliyah friend and professional partner Missy...

Missy Elliott Files Lawsuit Over $400K Lamborghini

Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago

Multi-Grammy-winning rapper and producer Missy Elliott is currently embroiled in a nasty legal battle with an Illinois dealership over a luxury sports...

PHOTOS: Is This The Best Hip Hop Show In History?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.17.2012 | San Francisco

There comes a time in every music festival's life when its organizers decide to go big. For nearly a decade, the lineup at each successive iteratio...

Where My Ladies At? The Mystery of the Missing Female OGs

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Why have none of the female legends of hip-hop parlayed their initial success into sustained superstardom like their male counterparts? More importantly, why aren't they trying?