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Longtime friends and collaborators Lil’ Kim and Missy Elliott embrace at the NBA All-Star Jam in 1998. Missy is excited for the two and other female rappers to still be making music ten years later.
“I feel like a lot of female rappers are out there doing their own thing,” she said. “For example, Lil’ Kim has a mixtape coming out and she’s working on her album. And Eve is working on her thing too. Hopefully we can jump together at the same time.”
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Hip hop royalty Aaliyah, Nas and Missy Elliott step out in style in 1999.
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Missy and Eve take their flair for fashion backstage at Tommy Hilfiger’s 2006 fall fashion show.
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Always trying something new, Missy Elliott flies high during her performance at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards held at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
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Missy Elliott adds her signature style and moves to the infamous 2003 MTV Video Music Awards performance with Madonna and Britney Spears.
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With producer and collaborator Timbaland by her side, Missy accepts her 2003 MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Award.
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Missy Elliott and Ciara share a laugh as they receive ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards in 2006 for the hit song “1, 2 Step” they co-wrote.
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Missy Elliott rides out in her custom ride during the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Missy beams on the 106 & Park stage in New York with Lil’ Kim and Keyshia Cole in September 2007.
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As a 2007 VH1 Hip Hop Honors honoree, Missy basks in the special moment at the show’s after party surrounded by Kerry Washington (left to right), Ciara, Keri Hilson and Timbaland.
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