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Missy Elliott
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Missy Ellott
Background information
Birth name Melissa Arnette Elliott
Also known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Born July 1, 1971 (1971-07-01) (age 50)
Origin Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active 1990–present
Labels The Goldmind, East West, Elektra, Atlantic

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) 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, she is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double platinum (Under Construction). Elliot has released six studio albums. Her seventh album is called Block Party. She has Graves' disease.


  • Supa Dupa Fly (1997)
  • Da Real World (1999)
  • Miss E... So Addictive (2001)
  • Under Construction (2002)
  • This Is Not a Test! (2003)
  • The Cookbook (2005)
  • Respect M.E. (2006) (greatest hits)
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