Missy Elliott Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th August 2015

Fact: Missy Elliot has reportedly added U.S. TV talent show mentor to her comeback trail after signing on to help advise Pharrell Williams' team of wannabes on the new season of THE VOICE. The rapper will join Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Brad Paisley and John Fogerty among the show's mentors. The Voice returns to U.S. TV on 21 September (15).

31st July 2015

Fact: Music superstars Missy Elliott, Selena Gomez, Brad Paisley and John Fogerty have reportedly signed up to become guest mentors to aspiring singers on the upcoming ninth season of U.S. talent show The Voice. The veteran stars will assist judges Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine, respectively, to dole out advice to the contestants.

22nd May 2015

Tweet: "HappyBirthdayBIG! He still my fav! flows crazy! He made u visualize his rhymes like movies! He made classics". Missy Elliott pays tribute to the late NOTORIOUS B.I.G. on what would have been his 43rd birthday.

27th February 2015

Fact: Rapper Missy Elliott is working on new music with superproducer Pharrell Williams.

16th January 2015

Tweet: "HappyBdayAaliyah from me @Timbaland @Ginuwine Magoo... and your fans! U are missed but not 4 gotten". Rapper Missy Elliott marks what would have been the tragic R&B singer's 36th birthday on Friday (16Jan15).

27th October 2014

Fact: Hip-hop stars Missy Elliott, LIL' KIM and Da Brat are set to reunite onstage at the Soul Train Awards next month (Nov14), 17 years after recording 1997 hit Not Tonight with New York radio DJ-turned-rapper Angie Martinez and the late Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes. The trio will join forces at the Orleans Arena prizegiving in Las Vegas on 7 November (14), but it won't be the only big reunion at the ceremony - R&B group Jodeci are also set to come together for the first time since 2006.

25th August 2014

Tweet: "#Aaliyah there's not a day that goes by that me @Timbaland @Ginuwine Magoo don't think of u. Your (sic) a 1 in a Million! #original". Rapper Missy Elliott honours her late friend and collaborator, tragic R&B singer Aaliyah, on the 13th anniversary of her death.

30th June 2014

Tweet: "I want to thank my brother @Pharrell for believing in me and showing me so much love on his set! May God continue to bless u! (sic)" Reclusive rapper Missy Elliott had a blast onstage with Pharrell Williams at the BET Awards on Sunday night (29Jun14).

16th May 2013

Tweet: "Happy Birthday Janet Jackson!!! U are Iconic, LEGENDARY There's only 1 Janet!!! Enjoy Your Birthday sis!" Missy Elliott sends her best wishes to the singer, who turns 47 on Thursday (16May13).

26th February 2013

Tweet: "@JanetJackson Love u sis!! U got a Great husband who truly loves u Blessings 2 u both @JanetJackson! thanks 4 being a great friend 2me!" Rapper Missy Elliott sends her congratulations to the R&B superstar, who revealed on Monday (25Feb13) that she secretly wed her billionaire boyfriend Wissam Al Mana last year (12).

30th August 2011

Tweet: "Happy Birthday Michael Jackson! Ure (your) music has impacted the world! And ure videos have inspired me! Thanks 4 timeless music!" Missy Elliot pays tribute to late singer Michael Jackson, who would have turned 53 on Monday (29Aug11).

25th August 2011

Fact: Demi Lovato's new album features A-list talent - Timbaland and Missy Elliot are just some of the artists she has recruited.

15th October 2009

Quote: "It was in Manhattan, when we were shooting (the film) JUST WRIGHT), and somebody was like, 'Is that Missy Elliott?' Um, yeah. We look nothing alike either, which is the funniest part of it." Queen Latifah on getting mistaken for the Get Ur Freak On rapper.

26th November 2008

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has partied away with pop stars The Ting Tings, Katy Perry and rapper Missy Elliott for a new Adidas advert. The unusual mix of celebrities are featured dancing to a remix of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS' 1967 song BEGGIN' in a new campaign to mark the sports label's 60th anniversary.

5th July 2008

Quote: "Years from now, I want somebody to sample something I did so I can live like those people who charge all that money... When you start adding them up, samples cost." Missy Elliott dreams of cash windfalls.

25th June 2008

Fact: There was a mini-Boyz n the Hood reunion onstage at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (24Jun08) when the cult film's stars Nia Long, MAURICE CHESTNUT and Cuba Gooding JR. teamed up to present the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist prize to an absent Missy Elliott.

24th March 2008

Fact: Rapper Missy Elliott is teaming up with sports brand adidas Originals for the international launch of her Respect M.E. talent search. The Stand Up Be Seen competition aims to recruit 10 female ambassadors from countries including the U.S., Argentina, China, Japan, Germany, France and the U.K. for her Respect M.E. clothing range, with all winners featuring in the Fall/Winter 2008 campaign.

25th August 2007

Fact: Rapper Missy Elliot has signed on as the new face of snack company Doritos.

24th November 2005

Quote: <p>"You might have caught me, 10 years ago, out on the curb, smoking some weed. I don't do that anymore." American Music Award winner Missy Elliott insists she has cleaned up her act. </p>

26th September 2005

Quote: <p>"I've got over 2,000 (sneakers) - classic Jordans, Adidas, Louis Vuitton, Chanel. It's ridiculous. I try to wear 'em one time each." Rapper Missy Elliott on her footwear collection. </p>

20th September 2005

Fact: <p>Injured Missy Elliott performed at the post-Emmy Awards TV Guide/Inside TV party at Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel on Sunday night (18SEP05) on crutches. </p>

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