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2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Sounding Board

Who Knew The Faint Were Still So Popular? And Other Thoughts After FYF Fest 2017

In some of my darker moments from this past weekend, I had to wonder why anyone reads these festival recaps. Or, to clarify -- why…
Ian Cohen | July 26, 2017 - 2:58 pm

The Anniversary

Supa Dupa Fly Turns 20

I still remember exactly where I was the first time I saw her. If you're of a particular age, you probably do too. For me,…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2017 - 10:36 am

More Missy Elliott stories

Busta Rhymes – “Get It” (Feat. Missy Elliott & Kelly Rowland)

Huff-puffing rap veteran Busta Rhymes has been collaborating with Missy Elliott for more than 20 years now, and the two appear together in a new
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2018 - 11:02 pm

Watch Missy Elliott & Busta Rhymes In Doritos’ Super Bowl Commercial

We are now at a point where there are commercials for commercials. A series of ads for Doritos and Mountain Dew featuring Missy Elliott coaching…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2018 - 8:18 pm

Watch Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, A Prodigy Tribute, And More At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2017

VH1 turned the clock back Monday in another nostalgic trek down memory lane for Hip-Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers. To kick off the show,…
Latifah Muhammad / Billboard | September 19, 2017 - 9:52 am

The Anniversary

Supa Dupa Fly Turns 20

I still remember exactly where I was the first time I saw her. If you're of a particular age, you probably do too. For me,…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2017 - 10:36 am

Missy Elliott – “I’m Better (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Kim, Eve, & Trina)

Missy Elliott returned earlier this year with the trap-inflected banger "I'm Better." And now she's enlisted her fellow late-'90s/early-'00s rap queens Lil Kim, Eve, and…
Peter Helman | May 23, 2017 - 8:57 pm

Mary J. Blige’s New Album Strength Of A Woman Features Kanye West, Missy Elliott, Kaytranada, & More

Next month, R&B legend Mary J. Blige is following up her 2014 album The London Sessions with a new one called Strength Of A Woman.
Peter Helman | March 29, 2017 - 10:30 pm

Here Are Super Bowl 2017’s Music-Related Commercials

The Super Bowl is tonight! A lot of people watch it! Which means that a lot of corporations pay a lot of money to have…
Peter Helman | February 5, 2017 - 5:24 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's two best music-related videos both involved, in some capacity, rap music and children: Migos rapping Llama Llama Red Pajama and Anderson .Paak dancing
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2017 - 2:14 pm

Missy Elliott – “I’m Better” (Feat. Lamb) Video

After releasing the Pharrell collab "WTF (Where They From)" at the tail end of 2015 and the Super Bowl single "Pep Rally" at the beginning…
Peter Helman | January 26, 2017 - 11:38 pm

Taraji P. Henson Got Missy Elliott To Rap About Santa

Empire star Taraji P. Henson is hosting her own holiday variety special tonight on FOX called Taraji's White Hot Holidays, and she's rounded up a…
James Rettig | December 8, 2016 - 10:33 am

Shia LaBeouf’s ’90s Rapper Thigh Tattoos Revealed

Newlywed Shia LaBeouf appeared on Ellen to talk about his recent marriage to actress Mia Goth. The couple tied the knot at the Viva Vegas…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 18, 2016 - 11:58 am

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
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