Queen Missy is back hotter than ever. Missy Elliott is one of the most slept on Underrated innovators. She raps, sings, writes, produces and dances, earning her the deserving title on Music Icon.
Yesterday she reminded those who didn’t remember or know her impact and influence on modern R&B and hip hop music.
Last night Missy dropped surprise EP titled Iconology, marking the first time she’s released a collection of songs since her 2005 album The Cookbook. Along with the Iconology, EP Missy dropped a music video for Throw it Back the number 2 track on the 5 track Iconology EP. The Throw it Back video is classic Missy, Colorful, innovative camera work, intricate dance moves, featuring Bald headed backup dancers; a moon landing, jumping rope made of braids, Gold grills, Cheerleaders with Afro Pom Poms; and wild crazy lipstick colors in every seen. all combined together in a way that only Queen Missy could deliver.
Missy will accept the Video Vanguard Award on the VMA’s this Monday. Earlier this year she entered the Songwriters Hall of Fame.