Missy Elliott

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Missy Elliott
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Missy Ellott
Background information
Birth nameMelissa Arnette Elliott
Also known asMissy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Born (1971-07-01) July 1, 1971 (age 47)
OriginPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Genres
Occupations
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active1990–present
LabelsThe Goldmind, East West, Elektra, Atlantic
WebsiteMissy-Elliott.com

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971)[1] is a five-time Grammy Award-winning American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. With record sales of over seven million in the United States,[2] she is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double platinum (Under Construction).[3] Elliot has released six studio albums. Her seventh album is called Block Party. She has Graves' disease.

Discography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Melissa 'Missy' Elliott Discography". Discogs. Retrieved 2008-11-23.
  2. Watson, Margeaux. "Rhymes and Reasons". Entertainment Weekly. Time. Retrieved 2008-11-21.
  3. RIAA - Gold & Platinum search