Missy Elliott

Lil Wayne Calls Missy Elliott the Best Rapper Ever & She’s Forever ‘Grateful’

Click here to read the full article. Lil Wayne is highlighting Missy Elliott and her incomparable music legacy. When asked to name the top five best rappers while guesting on Fox Sports’ What’s Wright? With Nick Wright podcast Thursday (May 5), Lil Wayne made sure to spotlight Elliott. “For me, it’s always going to be first, Missy Elliott,” he said. “She’s a huge influence of everything I’ve ever done. ” Tunechi went on to name Jay-Z, the Notorious B.I.G., Goodie Mob and UGK before the host noted that he hadn’t included himself on the list. The five-time Grammy winner then replied,  “I can’t...
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Missy Elliott Jumps Into the Bad Bunny ‘Safaera’ Conversation and Clarifies Royalty Details

Click here to read the full article. The Bad Bunny hit “Safaera,” which features the veteran reggaeton duo Jowell & Randy, snakes through half a dozen samples and references, including the famed beat from Missy Elliott‘s 2001 hit “Get Ur Freak On.” Last week, Jowell ignited a Twitter storm by sharing details about the royalty splits on the track, claiming that Missy got most of the money while he, Bad Bunny, and Randy only got 1 percent. Now, Missy is correcting the record and saying that she gets just 25 percent of the royalties from “Safaera.” During a now-viral interview with...

Missy Elliott Calls Out Jowell for Implying She Gets 99% of Bad Bunny’s ‘Safaera’ Royalties: ‘This Is Very Irresponsible’

Click here to read the full article. Missy Elliott is clearing her name after successfully getting her royalties for Bad Bunny’s hit song “Safaera,” which features a sample from her hit, “Get Ur Freak On.” It all started last week, when Jowell of Jowell & Randy said in an interview that his royalties for his feature on “Safaera” dropped to just 1 percent due to the uncleared sample. The interview led to some backlash, with some claiming that “Safaera” is an original Bad Bunny song and Missy does not deserve her chunk of the royalties. On Wednesday (Mar. 16), an Ariana Grande...

Watch Derrian Gobourne Shine in Her Perfect-10 Missy Elliott Floor Routine

Derrian Gobourne, a senior out of Sarasota, FL, scored her first collegiate-career perfect 10 for the Auburn Tigers gymnastics team on March 4. It was senior night, but Gobourne said in a post-meet press conference that she tried not to go into the competition thinking about that; instead, she thought, "I'm blessed, and I'm ready to get this done."