Missy Elliott

46 Jahre

Ende der 90er Jahre eroberte die Missy Elliott die Hip Hop-Szene und gilt bis heute als erfolgreichste weibliche Rapperin

  • Geboren , Portsmouth, Virginia / USA
  • VornameMelissa Arnette
  • Name Elliott
  • Grösse 1.57 m
  • Sternzeichen Krebs

Biografie von Missy Elliott

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott wurde als einer der ersten weiblichen Superstars des Hip Hop gefeiert, leistete wahre Pionierarbeit und hat so allen Rapperinnen der nachfolgenden Generation den Weg geebnet. Dabei hätte statt großer Erfolge zu feiern genau so gut abrutschen und auf die schiefe Bahn geraten können, denn ihre Kindheit war – gelinde gesagt – fürchterlich. Nicht nur, dass die Familie in bitterer Armut lebte, der Vater tyrannisierte seine Frau und seine Tochter. Missy Elliott traute sich nicht einmal, bei Freunden zu übernachten, weil sie Angst hatte, sie würde ihre Mutter am nächsten Tag tot in der Wohnung finden. Sicherlich nicht so abwegige Ängste, wenn man bedenkt, dass Vater Elliott seiner Frau schon mal die Schulter ausgekugelt und seine kleine Tochter mit einer Waffe bedroht hat. Als Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott 14 Jahre alt war, kam endlich der lang ersehnte Tag der Befreiung. Sie und ihre Mutter flüchteten unter einem Vorwand vor dem Familientyrann.

Missy Elliott wird zum Hip Hop-Superstar

Trost fand Missy Elliott schon immer in der Musik. Sie sang im Kirchenchor und trällerte ununterbrochen vor sich hin. Im Jugendalter gründete sie ihre erste Band, die R'n'B-Gruppe "Sista", die rasch die Aufmerksamkeit vom Produzenten DeVante Swing auf sich ziehen konnte. Doch er wollte Missy Elliott als Solokünstlerin und Songwriterin, also verließ sie die Combo. Fortan produzierte sie mit ihrem alten Freund Songs für sich selbst und zahlreiche andere Künstler wie , , Destiny's Child, Monica, Pink, , und . Der Erfolg ließ nicht lange auf sich warten: Vier Grammy Awards, zwei American Music Awards und zahlreiche andere Auszeichnungen sind die phänomenale Bilanz der bisherigen Karriere von Missy Elliott.

Missy Elliotts Alben

1997: Supa Dupa Fly

1999: Da Real World

2001: Miss E… So Addictive

2002: Under Construction

2003: This Is Not a Test

2005: The Cookbook

Missy Elliott feilt an ihrem Comeback

Nach erfolgreichen Hits wie "One Minute Man", "All N My Grill" oder "Get Ur Freak On" warten Fans sehnsüchtig auf das siebte Album der Rapperin. Doch Missy Elliott ist gesundheitlich sehr angeschlagen. Sie leidet unter einer Autoimmunerkrankung, ihr Zustand war zeitweise so schlecht, dass sie nicht mal einen Stift halten konnte. So kann man natürlich keine Songs schreiben, geschweige denn auf der Bühne stehen. Doch nach erfolgreichen medizinischen Behandlungen ist Missy Elliott heute wieder auf einem guten Weg und ihr Zustand stabil. 2017 erfreute sie die Musikwelt mit ihrem neuen Song "I'm Better" (feat. Lamb) und wird nicht müde zu beteuern, an einem neuen Album namens "Block Party" zu arbeiten. Ihrem großen Comeback steht also nichts mehr im Wege! 

Social Media von Missy Elliott

RT @MissyElliott: Don't go BROKE trying 2 LIVE ABOVE YOUR MEANS! It's ok to say u don't have it! If ppl stop messing wit u 4 that theeeeeen…

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Don't go BROKE trying 2 LIVE ABOVE YOUR MEANS! It's ok to say u don't have it! If ppl stop messing wit u 4 that theeeeeen✌🏾manage ya💰 right💯


Sometime it be hard to ignore Negative ppl & u wanna cuss they a$$ out but don't let that 💩 drain your good energy! Let them argue alone🙌🏾💯


Waddddup the WHOLE DMV🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 The home of where they make that 🔥💩 DC/MARYLAND/VIRGINIA❤️


RT @MissyElliott: You won't be able to please everyone!❌There will always be some1 that has something to say!🤦🏾‍♀️You just work to the BEST…


You won't be able to please everyone!❌There will always be some1 that has something to say!🤦🏾‍♀️You just work to the BEST or YOUR ABILITY🙌🏾💯


RT @MissyElliott: Every1 may not travel with u 2 your NEXT LEVEL in life! some ppl may be holding u back it won't always be easy but U GOTT…


RT @MissyElliott: U don't need a blue check to VALIDATE u or Likes or RT's to make u feel important.👏🏾Be CONFIDENT YOU BELIEVE in YOU that…


Come through girls🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 don't know them but they murking these Classic 90's tunes! What they know bout jade song!😳👏🏾👏🏾ayyye🙌🏾🙌🏾 & the lady in the pink dress on the side jamming while erbody else just walking pass tho that must be da momma!🙌🏾😂🤣😂😂 get it yall! #tongasisters from Hawaii


Create Your Own Lane!🙌🏾💯


I can't wait to see who recreate anyone of these looks for Halloween!🙌🏾 #TheRain #SockItToMe #BeepMe911 #She'sAB$tch 👏🏾😜🔥🔥🔥🔥


Ain't nothing like some playing some smooth R&B🔥This picture on some trippy sh$t🤔😜🙌🏾🔥 when u look at my hoodie it look like my picture on it playing the keyboards! #OringinalNextLevel🔥


#WordsofWisdom 🙏🏾Know your WORTH! Don't be so desperate that u jump into the wrong situation or deal! Be patient your TALENT & WORK WILL SPEAK 4 ITSELF🙌🏾💯Make sure your circle of friends are not lazy ones but those type of friends who uplift & motivate u to stay on top of your sh$t!💯✔️


Just Stepped in the studio booth always gotta have crazy lighting to record😜You see my Hands on my hat🔥🔥🔥& a fly a$$ hoodie🙌🏾 Me I'm Supa Fly😎


This wavy hair done swole up out chere in this heat! Yes I said #DoneSwoleUp 😳😫🤣😂I'm from down souf! Da Country!🙌🏾😂 Cuz I know somebody finna try to check me😳🤣🙅🏾🤷🏽‍♀️


Mood! When I was young I used to get popped for chewing gum like this🤦🏾‍♀️ my aunt hated when I would pop my chewing gum they say that's being fresh & grown if u live down south😂🤣 & they make u spit that gum out & put it in their hand😳🤣smh lord have mercy! I hope she not following me on ig or Fb🤷🏽‍♀️😩 gurrrrl


Fun fact... @diddy put me on my 1st solo record called "The Things You Do" by Gina Thompson in 1996 this song is what made ppl wonder who this crazy chubby chick from Virginia when I said " He He He Haw" on a record and I made all these sound effects in my rap😳😫🤣😂 puffy saw something in me and I will always love him for that & give credit to him he know his 💩!!!! some of the best songs from one of the Golden eras of music come from puff & the BadBoy artist he put out🙌🏾 love u bruh❤️ & I'm humbly grateful u gave my crazy ass style a shot😘🤗


I Love this man Legendary man @leonardodicaprio😍😍😍 we had a great convo about music & he know his 💩 he so dope! I had a few glasses of 🍾so I was a lil done in this pic 😂🤣😫😂 but we had a blast🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾


Big up my sis @ciara who took over my rehearsals and decided to play like me & performed "Get ya Freak On"😂😂😂😂🤣🤣but using her phone as the mic gurrrrl🤦🏾‍♀️😂 it's always a blast when she come through!🙌🏾 & she me played🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥music she got coming too! Ayyyyyyyyye🙌🏾🙌🏾


Big up Cardi B for having a #1 record in the country🙌🏾 This is not easy as it may seem to do & accomplish so I say Congratulations & May u keep God 1st and Blessings over flow🙏🏾


Listening to @erykahbadu #Forthed$ckchallenge on her page like ayyyyye🙌🏾🔥🔥🔥it go hard like da 🍆🙊🤷🏽‍♀️🤣😂


Big up @oprah for turning up last night🙌🏾🙌🏾u was working it! I saw ya!😅ayyye & yasssss Oprah & for posting this on ya ig page🙏🏾Look mamma I done made it😜😂🔥🔥 S/O to #JimmyIovine & Liberty his wife for having me @ your private party❤️


This here is the back of my coat that I wore during my #Hiphophonors performance the coat I had on covered the stage while the dancers laid underneath it🙌🏾 so if u get a chance look at the performance & see the overhead shot of how huge & long the jacket was & see the dancers come from beneath it!🔥🔥🔥it was difficult trying 2 make it wave like this maybe next time🤷🏽‍♀️but over all we it looked cool & did we tried our best😫🙌🏾🔥🔥🔥


Just wanted to show y'all the process to the special effects for the dancers bald head and paint during my #hiphophonors performance!🙌🏾Big up Jason Collins who worked on the promo story for AHHS! And his whole special effect team 20 deep working on our faces and bodies🙌🏾🔥🔥😉S/O my bruh @itsbankhead u can see his transformation🌚 "She's A B$tch "is the song 18 years old🙌🏾 btw that paint stayed on me 2 days later😫😖


My She's a B$tch rehearsal for #hiphophonors SO RATCHET😳 dirty hall way ratchet😂🤣😫 I love it! Big up my my team who put in 150 percent! I love yall🤗❤️🙌🏾🙏🏾🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥my rehearsals be straight hood😜


Part 2 of my #Hiphophonors performance👉🏾the coat I had on at this part covered the whole stage it was so HEAVY i thought I was gonna fall🙀 plus I had dancers underneath this coat😫😖😅so if y'all get a chance check out the whole performance🙂the make up & bald head took 7 hours to complete & I had like 20 ppl working on the dancers make up to😳 it was very intense rehearsals but we had a blast😜🔥🙌🏾 oh can't forget bout my dancers running up and down the walls if u look closely👀


Just incase u missed the #hiphophonors performance this is a clip of my performance of She's A B$tch it's been 18yrs ago since I last performed this with a bald head😳😅🙌🏾🔥very difficult coming from underwater and dancing😫


The dancers getting straight buck before we had to go on stage & perform 😳🤣😂🙌🏾🔥#hiphophonors @kaelynnharris @itsbankhead @anthonymarquis_


The pic on the left is #hiphophonors 2017 the pic on the right was taken in the year 1999...18 years later I decided to perform She's A B underwater again😅 this was very difficult to do but me & my team had fun!🙌🏾🔥


I am so humbly grateful that yall enjoyed the #HipHipHonors performance I do it 4 the culture!🙏🏾Big up @juneAmbrose who styled me & all my dancers🙌🏾🔥my make up artist @gloglomakeup and her team who did my bald head makeup that took 7 hours to complete😳😅🤦🏾‍♀️ @hihatproductions & @itsbankhead @blairchristian who put their genius choreography minds together & made fire🔥🔥& @djjayhood lacing me wit da jersey club mix breakdown🙌🏾& all my dancers yall were INCREDIBLE! AMAZING! & tacir & Draya who had to hold their breathe underwater with me (sorry)😂🤣😵😬thank all of u! @vh1


YOOOOO!!!! make sure y'all tune in tonight to catch the #Hiphophonors 9/8c on @vh1 I'll be performing opening the show!!!!!😜🔥🔥🔥hope y'all enjoy! Lots of icons performing tonight DON'T MISS IT!🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾


Man listen... #Imdone!🤣😂 yall using up a whole box of trash bags? Them thangs expensive🤦🏾‍♀️& u got da house fan out da crib & ya homie running up da water bill with the yard hose to make The Rain video? Lord😳🤣😂😂 y'all wilding!🤣🙌🏾🙌🏾@djseizure I love it though🙌🏾🔥@jiggajaic


Man listen... y'all clowns play to much I can't wit y'all folk😂🤣🤣😂🤡 whoever created this🤣 I'm done!🤦🏾‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️🤣


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