We wrap up our series honoring the women of Hip-Hop with Missy Elliott, a woman who thrives in pushing the sonic and visual boundaries in the culture.

On the anniversary of losing late R&B queen Aaliyah, we give props to five musicians making sure the world never forgets the L-I-Y-A-H.

Social media had a field day decoding Lil Wayne's most recent top 5 rappers list, which proved just how much of a student Weezy is to the craft.

In reaction to a viral TikTok video about late beloved R&B singer Aaliyah, longtime friend and affiliate Missy Elliott responded with a revealing funny story behind the classic opener on Baby Girl's 'One In A Million' hit single, "4 Page Letter."

Black Music Month is fully alive and thriving here at Black America Web, so we figured now would be the perfect time to pay tribute to some of our favorite records that infused hard-hitting beats with soulful vocals.

Even though she’s become the first female rapper to be inducted into the Song Writers Hall of Fame and receive the MTV Video Vanguard Award amongst many other accolades, we still feel that Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott doesn’t get enough props or recognition these days for her amazing body of work. But still even after decades of […]

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Almost three years ago, Missy Elliott sent a tweet to a then under-the-radar artist whose music she admired and told her that “she was going to blow up.” Fast forward to this week and H.E.R. has been nominated for 10 Grammys, won two and is now starring with the rap […]

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 2019 is the year of Missy Elliott: The rap icon became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame earlier this year and she will also earn the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at Monday’s MTV Video Music Awards. Elliott, who has released colorful, eccentric and groundbreaking music […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, one of the most iconic players in the history of music videos, will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Monday that Elliott will also perform on Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Since her debut […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry for more than two decades, felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of […]

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The last time Tiger Woods won the Masters is also the last time Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott released an album. Yes, 2005’s The Cookbook was Missy’s last effort, the album that gave us “Lose Control” and put a bow on a six-album run of dominance in terms of creativity visually and sonically. Since then, Missy has […]