Missy Elliott Gets Her Freak On At K-Pop Convention, Performs New Song With G-Dragon

It seems that these days, we’re averaging less than a handful of Missy Elliott sightings per year, and her name just cropped up for the first time in a little while. The good news is that it involves new music; the intriguing thing is that it’s not exactly what you’d expect.

The second annual K-Con convention, billed as the largest K-Pop convention in North America, took place this past weekend, and Missy had been added to the bill earlier this month after collaborating with headliner G-Dragon on a track off his forthcoming album. During the fest’s closing performance, she came out to debut that collab, called “NILIRIA,” complete with some fresh choreographed dance moves.

The song sounds pretty fly—definitely more her lane than the usual K-Pop material—which, just like the two seemingly unattached singles she dropped last year—will only stoke the flames for fans looking for a followup to 2005′s The Cookbook. Check the video of Missy and G-Dragon premiering the track above.

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  • Ambernicholl

    I was so excited to see this performance, them performing together was one of my main reasons for going (other than Dynamic Duo), and they did not disappoint at all. They are both great artists who really know how to own a stage. So it was great to see them on stage together.

  • GDbaby2012

    actually she is featuring on 2 songs on his album.

  • TSM92

    This is a damn good collabo. I can only hope that people will appreciate this. Growing up listening to Missy E. & getting into BIGBANG during their debut year…I’d never imagined this happening. Everybody says this but “Music is & will always be universal”. I’ll always give kudos to those reaching out & collaborating with people of all walks of life…especially if it meshes well: Wale x Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Buckley x Fateh Ali Khan, Justin Nozuka x RZA, Jay Z x Marina Abramovic x the other 30+ people involved with “Picasso Baby”. The list goes on…