“Missy like my auntie. Dreads like a palm tree. Girls give me shots when I play them Ashanti.” Amine‘s bass-heavy, bouncy “Caroline” follow up single, “REDMERCEDES,” just got a major boost in the form of a guest verse from the legendary Missy Elliott. Missy sets things off, and Amine adds some fresh bars to the . . .
In 2001, Missy Elliott released a song dedicated to Aaliyah called “Take Away,” featuring Ginuwine, and some beautiful vocals courtesy of Tweet. It featured soulful, slow moving production with an intimate vibe to it. West Coast-based producer LIKE saw fit to drop a quick remix, and while the instrumentation has changed, the feel hasn’t strayed . . .
The last official drop from Missy Elliott was “WTF (Where They From)” WITH Pharrell at the end of 2015. Well, she returned overnight with an energizing new single and video called “I’m Better” ft. Lamb. “I’m Better” is a bass-heavy song with hypnotizing metronome-like keys. In true Missy style, she adapts like a chameleon to . . .
A$AP Ferg heads in different directions with the release of “Strive,” a new single with heavy house influences courtesy of DJ Mustard. The unmistakeable Missy Elliott laces the catch instrumental with a guest verse like only she can. Always Strive And Prosper is set to release on April 22nd. Stream “Strive” below.
Tweet and Missy Elliott have both made remarkable returns thus far, and they continue their respective journeys today with “Somebody Else Will,” Tweet’s new single featuring a Missy guest appearance. These two have been in the game together for decades, and their chemistry proves to be infectious to this day. The song reminds romantic partners . . .
Super Bowl 50 goes down tonight at 6:30PM EST, so it’s only right that Missy Elliott drops “Pep Rally,” a new high energy banger complete with instrumentation that reminds us of a college football game. Missy’s unique delivery and knack for catchy lyrics is on full display once more. “Pep Rally” will be played during . . .
As a key figure in the creation of the “Future Bounce” movement, LAKIM always has some tricks up his sleeve to craft a refreshing remix on a whim. For his latest drop, he takes Janet Jackson‘s September release, “BURNITUP!,” and flips it into a more Soulection-esque version. Stream LAKIM’s “BURNITUP!” remix below.
The hip-hop world better adjust. Missy Elliott really is back. We were all raving about her “WTF” video with Pharrell last week. She drops another one today called “Code Red,” featuring vocals from fellow veteran in the game Monica. Look for Missy’s album of the same name to release on December 18th. The album will . . .
Any time Missy Elliott makes a return, it’s a good day. When she drops a new video with Pharrell? Great day. That’s just what’s going on this morning with the new video for “WTF (Where They From).” The fashion is wild, her sound is as vibrant and bold as ever, and the dance moves are . . .
Janet Jackson and Missy Elliott dropped a new track? What year is this? Scratch that. Who cares? The two legends bring tons of energy and vibes with their new collaborative single, “Burnitup!” Janet is currently on her Unbreakable tour. Hopefully this isn’t an isolated release. Stream “Burnitup!” below.
The vibes are heavy on Wax Roof‘s remix of “Lick Shots” by Missy Elliott. It’s only right though, as the original Timbaland-produced affair has enough to juice to make speakers knock almost fifteen years after its release. Wax Roof’s version, which comes courtesy of the good folks over at Darker Than Wax, is more modern . . .
There are a lot of remix-focused production crews out today, but ENTRSTELLAR might be onto something special. The newly formed production duo’s sound has a cosmic, futuristic feel to it that adds a new feel to Missy Elliott’s “Beep Me 911,” originally featured on her Supa Dupa Fly album. Stream ENTRSTELLAR’s “Beep Me 911” remix . . .
Missy Elliott reminded us of her unparalleled performance prowess at Katy Perry‘s Super Bowl halftime show, and now she’s decided to remix Jack Ü and Kiesza‘s infectious “Take Ü There.” Missy adds two dynamic verses like only she can, peppered with emphatic punchlines and clever pop references. It’s always great to hear more music from . . .
As Faith Evans prepares to debut Incomparable, her sixth studio album, she impresses with a new collaborative single entitled “I Deserve It.” This new cut is an upbeat record featuring guest verses from the legendary Missy Elliott and Hawaii native Sharaya J. Stream “I Deserve It” below, and look for Incomparable to drop later this . . .
Desi Mo The Dogg follows up her guest appearance on Vince Staples’s “Get Paid” with a fiery single of her own, paying homage to the one and only Missy Elliot. The Long Beach emcee might not be a household name, but she has a charismatic, tenacious delivery that quickly pulls us in and keeps our . . .