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Elliott, Missy

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Personal name headingElliott, Missy
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Variant(s)Elliott, Misdemeanor
Elliott, Melissa
E, Miss
Elliott, M. (Missy)
Elliot, Missy
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1971-07-01
Place of birthPortsmouth (Va.)
Field of activityRap (Music)
AffiliationElektra Records (Firm)
Swing Mob (Music label)
Profession or occupationSingers Entertainers Actors
Found inSupa dupa fly [SR] p1997: label (Missy Misdemeanor Elliott) insert (Melissa "Missy" Elliott)
People weekly, Aug. 18, 1997: p. 25 (Missy Elliott; R&B artist)
Miss E-- so addictive, p2001: label (Missy Misdemeanor Elliott)
All-music guide, May 19, 2001 (Missy Misdemeanor Elliott, b. Melissa Elliott, 1971)
Loon, p2003: container (Missy) booklet (M. Elliott)
Stewart, Nisan. Free yourself: t.p. (Missy Elliot)
African American National Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Elliott, Missy; Melissa Elliott; hip hop / rap artist, stage/ screen actor; born 01 July 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States; formed singing group called Sista with collaborator Timbaland, relocated to New York and signed with the Swing Mob label (1990); with Timbaland, produced tracks for Aaliyah's double-platinum One in a Million album; signed with Elektra Records; created own label with Timbaland as producer; first solo effort, SupaDupa Fly, made its appearance (1997); first hit single, The Rain, went platinum; had worldwide success with Da Real World, Miss E ... So Addictive (1999, 2001); hip-hop hits Get Ur Freak On and One Minute Man reached number two on Billboard's Top 200; hosted own reality show, The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott; released The Cookbook, nominated for five Grammy nominations, including for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Video, and American Music Award for Best Female Hip Hop Artist)
Associated languageeng