Supa Dupa Fly.
Missy Misdemeanor Elliott opened the doors for countless female artists in the hip hop community. By surpassing expectations and being showered with accolades consisting of 5 Grammys and selling over 30 million records, Missy has solidified herself as an integral figure in Hip-Hop. Her fearlessness in stepping outside of the box enabled her to be one of the most creative artists in the game. Records like “The Rain”, “Get Your Freak On” and “Hot Boyz” conveyed her hit-making abilities. With 5 Platinum albums, and one Gold, it’s easy to see why Missy was able to slay the competition.
XXL wishes Missy Elliott a happy 43rd birthday!