NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The incomparable career of Missy Elliott, the rapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have moved the needle over the last two decades, was honored at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, where Taylor Swift also took center stage with her gay pride anthem, “You Need to Calm Down.” Elliott earned the Michael Jackson […]

Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame! She gave us countless hits and her hard work and talent have not gone unnoticed. In this episode of The Culture Grid we congratulate Missy, discuss this years Grammy host and the Super Bowl halftime show. HEAD BACK TO […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. The organization announced the new group of inductees Saturday. Other inductees include Tom T. Hall, who Johnny Cash called […]

Some Celebs are so famous, fine and fabulous that we know exactly who they are just by their first name.  Here are just a few famous folks whose last names aren’t really a requirement.

Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott released her debut album July 15, 1997 and took hip-hop and the music industry to a new level with her fly beats from Timbaland, smooth switches from serenades to rapping, and futuristic videos that shifted the culture. Elliott is using her Instagram as a medium to pay homage to the album on […]

A joint effort featuring SZA and Missy Elliott could be brewing after a fan randomly tweeted his wish to hear the pair team up on a track. It all started when @TheDJF tweeted: “I really wanna hear a Missy Elliott, SZA collab.” SZA responded: “A dangerous dream I only dreamt in me dreams.” Missy caught […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade. So there was plenty of emotion when close friend Janet Jackson not only handed her her trophy but praised her talent. Jackson was one of many stars who turned up to pay tribute […]

  Aaliyah would’ve turned 39 on Tuesday, and her close friend and collaborator Missy Elliott marked the occasion with an emotional tribute on Instagram. The artist posted four throwback photos of herself with Aaliyah and a touching birthday message. “Aaliyah so many people LOVE your Style & Music TIL this day!,” she wrote in the […]

As EUR previously reported, Tyrese Gibson recently submitted financial docs to the court in his ongoing war with ex-wife Norma Gibson. In an effort to confirm his financial woes, the actor provided evidence that reportedly only pulls in $105,686 every month but his monthly expenses amount to $107,576, which puts him in the red. According […]

First, it was Missy Elliot, whose hometown of Portsmouth, VA had a petition signed by over 24,000 people to replace a Confederate statue. This came out of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. White supremacist and neo-Nazis met around the statue of Robert E. Lee on the University of Virginia campus. They were protesting […]