Will Missy Elliott be fly again?

Written for Kurrent Music
Published on October 9th 2015

Missy Elliott

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There are two people responsible for shaping the Hip Hop and R&B sound of the late 90s: Timbaland and Missy Elliott.

Slow Start

The two came up with a unique sound. Okay, we did have to get used to it – They did the second Aaliyah album, but in its first week of release it was only selling slowly. However, once it hit the mainstream radio, we couldn’t get enough of it!

Back Thanks To Superbowl

Everybody started copying the sound. You can even hear their influence in my own music, because they’re a massive source of inspiration. So, I for one, was very happy seeing Missy Elliott return to the stage with Katy Perry in February of this year. That Superbowl performance put her back on the map….

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