This is really sad to hear.
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Missy Elliott is back — and this time it's personal!
And in an interview with Billboard magazine, Missy did just that by declaring most songs she hears these days "sound alike."
But when she was asked specifically about Nicki Minaj being influenced by her sound, she "mock-innocently" said:
She's back and better than ever!
Missy Elliott may have been the reigning queen of rap back in the early '00s, but for a little while there, we were scared we'd seen the last of the Lose Control lyricist.
In a recent interview with i-D Magazine, Missy attributed her NFL performance entirely to KP, saying:
24 years in the business, and she's still nailing that choreo!
Missy Elliott may be known for ruling the world of hip hop in the '90s and '00s, but that doesn't mean she's about to lose control of the current generation.
The rapper just released her first music video in seven years!!! Yeah… we can't believe it's been that long either!
Missy teamed up with Pharrell for her latest single WTF (Where They From), and it feels like the vintage Misdemeanor we know and love.
From standout costumes to en pointe choreography, Missy is back and we're really feeling her take on modern rap music.
Ch-ch-check out Missy's triumphant return with a little help from Pharrell (above)!!!
This would be FANTASTIC!
While no news has broken since those rumors, it's now being reported that Maroon 5 is the frontrunner to perform the mega show!
If they land the gig, this would be their first Super Bowl performance!
We wouldn't be surprised though if they're not the only ones who show up as surprise guests are becoming more and more common!
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Missy Elliott is caught in some legal troubles because she didn't Work It well enough to get people excited about a couple of her concerts!
That is, she didn't show up at all to the event that was supposed to promote two of her shows!
The papers say that in November 2012, the rapper was slotted to appear on Brazil's Rede Globo television network, so she could plug two upcoming performances in Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre.
But, the 44-year-old bailed on her TV spot.
And according to the docs, ticket sales ultimately did not do well, and it's completely because Missy never showed up to promote the gigs!
Jean Faustin, who was the one who booked her for the shows in the first place, said he had to cancel the concerts because the box office flopped.
So now, he's suing to get back the $75,000 deposit he paid her, and is also supposedly asking for interest! Woah!
The Lose Control artist hasn't commented on the controversy, so it'll be interesting to see if she can put her game down, flip it, and reverse it well enough to get out of this one!
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What a way to celebrate an album drop!
Janet Jackson is a Queen and rightfully used her royal powers on Friday to bless us with as much music as we could ever desire.
The 49-year-old singer not only dropped her 11th studio album Unbreakable just in time for the weekend… but surprised us with the lyric video to her song BURNITUP! as well!
We'd already gotten to hear Janet and Missy Elliott team up for the track, but now getting to see her entire Unbreakable World Tour production team come together for the video makes it even more perfect!
Ch-ch-check out Janet's crew sing along to BURNITUP! (above)!!!
This is HOT!
Janet Jackson's new album Unbreakable — which will be her first since 2008 — is right around the corner and she's getting us excited with a brand new track!
Miz Jackson just released BURNITUP! which re-teams her with Missy Elliot and we couldn't love it more!
Missy is absolutely thrilled about the reunion with Janet, with whom she collaborated in 2001 on Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)! She said:
"Working with Janet is unbelievable. Although we are great friends and have been for so long, I am still her biggest fan."
The 44-year-old singer has already been performing the song on her Unbreakable World Tour but she decided it's about time for the rest of the world to hear!
Ch-ch-check out the sizzling song (above) and make sure you pick up her new album when it hit stores Oct 2!