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Something Strange Indeed: The Music Of Ghostbusters

The comedic legacy of Ghostbusters is pretty firmly set in stone -- deep enough that even the idea of a reboot was enough to freak…
Nate Patrin | June 30, 2016 - 1:27 pm

The Week In Pop

Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a long week, but it closes on a high note: Coachella Weekend 1! Stereogum's own James Rettig is there, on the scene. Look…
Stereogum | April 15, 2016 - 5:22 pm

More Missy Elliott stories

Watch St. Vincent, Missy Elliott, Courtney Love, & Marilyn Manson In Marc Jacobs Promo Video

As part of New York Fashion Week festivities, famed music video director Hype Williams shot a three-minute music video for fashion designer Marc Jacobs. Set…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 9:28 am

“I Don’t Love Missy Elliott Like I Wanna Get Two Missy Elliott Tattoos” Says Famous Weirdo Who Got Two Missy Elliott Tattoos On His Knees

Shia LaBeouf, the onetime enfant-terrible movie star who fucked up his career by being consistently drunk and making weird decision after weird decision, is on…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2016 - 9:35 am

Watch Michelle Obama & Missy Elliott Do Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

If nothing else, the ongoing shitshow of the Republican National Convention might help remind us how good we have it right now, at least for…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2016 - 8:57 am

Watch Hip-Hop Honors Pay Tribute To Missy Elliott, Lil Kim, Salt-N-Pepa, Queen Latifah

For a while, VH1 aired its annual Hip-Hop Honors show as a sort of unofficial hall of fame, a fun chance to pay tribute to…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2016 - 9:29 am

Fall Out Boy – “Ghostbusters (I’m Not Afraid)” (Feat. Missy Elliott)

Most of the online bellyaching about the new Ghostbusters movie seems to revolve around the fact that the new Ghostbusters are -- gasp, faint --…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2016 - 8:56 am

St. Vincent, Marilyn Manson, Courtney Love, Genesis P-Orridge, Missy Elliott Model For Marc Jacobs

St. Vincent, Marilyn Manson, Courtney Love, Genesis P-Orridge, and Missy Elliott are among the models featured in designer Marc Jacobs' fall 2016 ad campaign. In…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2016 - 9:37 pm

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – “Get Ur Freak On” (Missy Elliott Cover)

Right now, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down are out on tour in support of their vibrant new album A Man Alive. During the…
Peter Helman | May 8, 2016 - 3:40 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a long week, but it closes on a high note: Coachella Weekend 1! Stereogum's own James Rettig is there, on the scene. Look…
Stereogum | April 15, 2016 - 5:22 pm

A$AP Ferg – “Strive” (Feat. Missy Elliott) (Stereogum Premiere)

Next week, A$AP Ferg will release his much-anticipated sophomore album Always Strive And Prosper, and it's shaping up to be a monster. We've already heard…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2016 - 11:00 am

Watch Michelle Obama’s Keynote Address At SXSW

The hot ticket at SXSW this week isn't some buzz band; it's the First Lady of the United States of America. Right now, Michelle Obama…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Michelle Obama Enlists Missy Elliott, Janelle Monaé, Kelly Clarkson, & More For Charity Anthem “This Is For My Girls”

We already know that Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States of America, will give a keynote address at SXSW tomorrow, and that…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2016 - 3:13 pm

Michelle Obama’s SXSW Keynote To Feature Special Guests Missy Elliott, Diane Warren, & Queen Latifah

It was announced at the beginning of the month that both Barack and Michelle Obama would be giving keynotes at SXSW, but more details have…
Collin Robinson | March 14, 2016 - 5:36 pm

Cover Story

Hood Pope Confessional

The recirculated air of the Riverside Church's main chapel seems to grow more stale by the minute. Sunlight shines polychrome through stained glass windows. The…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 11:00 am

Missy Elliott – “Pep Rally”

Sadly, Missy Elliott won't be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show again this year. But she's still getting you pumped up for the big…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 1:35 pm

A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper Out Next Month, Features Missy Elliott & Chris Brown

It looks like A$AP Ferg's follow-up to 2013's Trap Lord is coming out next month: He said as much in a new interview with Revolt,…
James Rettig | January 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Watch Missy Elliott & Pharrell, The Weeknd, Coldplay Perform On The Voice Season Finale

NBC trotted out a bastion of big stars for last night's The Voice finale. Topping the bill was Missy Elliott joining Voice judge Pharrell for…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2015 - 9:21 am

List

Missy Elliott’s 10 Best Videos

It's the summer of 1997. I'm crashed out at a friend's house, waiting out the three days between sessions at the summer camp where I…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 10:39 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Grimes gave us Art Angels a week ago today, meaning we had 10 new Grimes songs eligible for this week's 5 Best (everything except the…
Stereogum | November 13, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Up until yesterday morning, this was a pretty bleak week for music videos. Then an American hero came along to save us all. Her video…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2015 - 1:09 pm

Missy Elliott – “WTF (Where They From)” (Feat. Pharrell Williams) Video

It's now been more than 10 years since Missy Elliott, the great late-'90s/early-'00s rap futurist, released her last album, and a whole generation has been…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 9:19 am

Hear A Preview Of Missy Elliott & Pharrell’s “WTF” Debuted On Monday Night Football

During halftime on Monday Night Football tonight, Missy Elliott debuted a snippet of her new single with Pharrell, "WTF" -- which stands for "where they…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2015 - 12:24 am

Janet Jackson – “BURNITUP” (Feat. Missy Elliott)

The Janet Jackson comeback train rolls on. Following "No Sleeep" and the title track to her upcoming album, Unbreakable, the next single in the wings…
James Rettig | September 24, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Details Revealed

Janet Jackson is dropping her first album in seven years, as we reported several months ago, and today she's shared details about Unbreakable. …
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 10:31 am

Watch Janet Jackson Debut A New Song Feat. Missy Elliott At Vancouver Tour Opener

Janet Jackson is planning a fall release for Unbreakable, her first album since 2008. Thus far, she's only shared first single "No Sleeep" and a…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2015 - 8:57 am

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: JoJo, A Pop Star For The Post-Hits Era

"Remember JoJo?" To most of the Western world, that's a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 4:47 pm

Watch SNL Parody Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, & Die Antwoord In Home 2 Trailer

Last night, Saturday Night Live poked fun at the animated Rihanna vehicle Home by making a trailer for its sequel that has the strongest imaginary…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Missy Elliott Songs

The mid-late '90s felt like a crisis point for hip-hop: the deepening rift between mainstream and underground rap, along with the lyrical focus on high-budget…
Nate Patrin | March 3, 2015 - 12:48 pm
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