July 1, 1971 Missy Elliott was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, on July 1, 1971. Elliott worked as a songwriter and producer before getting her own record label. Her inventive style and ability to transcend hip-hop's ideas about women gave her five platinum albums in a row—including her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly—and numerous honors, including five Grammy Awards. With success as a performer, songwriter and producer, Elliott became hip-hop's first female mogul.
NEWS ABOUT ‘G-DRAGON’ [from YG LIFE] 2013-06-25 08:59 amtag. BIGBANG, G-Dragon When will G-Dragon be releasing his solo album? On August 18 2009, G-Dragon released his first solo album with the celebration of his 21st birthday.This year, he is planning to unveil another solo regular album on the same date as 4 years ago. Just like the first album, he will be in charge of composing and writing every song, plus the album production.The album will consist of 10 songs. This weekend marks the…
Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Elliott, with record sales of over thirty million in the United States, Missy is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double platinum for her 2002 album Under Construction.
1997 | After writing and producing hits for MC Lyte and R&B groups Xscape and 702; female rap artist Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott releases her debut album, "Supa Dupa Fly." It is an artistic triumph and she is praised for her wit and quirky musical approach.