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  • Cover of Missy Elliott & Pharrell Spotted In The Studio
    Missy Elliott’s new comeback album must be coming further along than we know. A couple weeks ago, we caught Missy and her longtime partner, Timbaland, cooking up new material in the studio, and now today another photo has surfaced online, and this time its with Missy and Pharrell.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Team Supreme Takes On Tweet & Missy Elliott's "Oops"
    In 2002, one-hit-wonder Tweet, dropped that one hit that jumped to number one on Billboard' hip hop chart and all the way to lucky number seven on the hot 100 chart.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: February 15
    Kid Ink's sophomore effort hit the Billboard 200 this week, although it didn't perform quite as well as his debut My Own Lane. My Own Lane pushed 50,000 copies out opening week, which was deemed a strong release, especially for an independently-signed rapper's debut.
  • Cover of Missy Elliott & Timbaland Spotted In The Studio
    While we’ve been hearing about a comeback album from Missy Elliott for months, it now appears to be official in the works.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 6)
    This week has been a mixed bag, which is unfortunate since it started off good. Missy Elliott came back, messed around and stole Iggy Azalea's Super Bowl performance. Will this put impetus on Missy E to put out a new album soon? One can hope.
  • Cover of Super Bowl Halftime Show Boosts Missy Elliott's Spotify Streams By 676%
    The kids are all abuzz with hype about this female rapper who performed at the Super Bowl halftime show last night-- have you heard of her? She's Missy Elliott.
  • Cover of Lenny Kravitz Will Guest In Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime Show [Update: Watch The Full Performance]
    There was  a time where Rihanna was being considered to do the halftime show at this year's Super Bowl, but unfortunately the NFL (as the NFL tends to do) totally blew it.
  • Cover of GoldLink Shares Three Unreleased Demos
    With his mixtape The God Complex (released earlier this year), DC native GoldLink showed that was more than capable of seamlessly welding together sounds from hip-hop and electronic music, hitting the sweet spot in a demographic that encompasses people who listen to both Vic Mensa and Disclosure.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Alleges That Olivia Used To Sleep With Missy Elliott
    This morning, G-Unit visited Power 105.1 to sit in for The Breakfast Club, during which they discussed their reuniting and their group dynamic.
  • Cover of New Missy Elliott Album Is On Its Way, According To Timbaland
    At this point, it's almost been a decade since Missy Elliott's last album, The Cookbook, was released. With an appearance at the BET Awards and an interview hinting at new material both occurring earlier this year, Elliott is now on the brink of finishing her seventh album, at least according to Timbaland.
  • Cover of The Hip-Hop Kingdom: Can A Queen Take The Throne?
    As 2013 came to an end, countless voices in music and specifically in the realm of Hip Hop projected that 2014 would be the year of the female MC breakthrough.
  • Cover of Ladies Night: Dopest Videos By Female Rappers
    "This is ladies night and our rhymes is tight, oh this is ladies night...," Missy Elliott sang on the 1997 hit track, "Ladies Night" that she collaborated on with Angie Martinez, Lil Kim, Left Eye and Da Brat. The song was featured on the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack.
  • Cover of Top 15 "Apache" Samples: The Evolution Of One Of Hip Hop's Most Well Known Instrumentals
    Hip Hop’s favorite sample has the least Hip Hop origins. Jerry Lordan, a British RAF veteran and part-time songwriter, was inspired by the story Massai - who was the last Apache left after Chief Geronimo surrendered New Mexico to the United States.
  • Cover of Missy Elliott Addresses Absence From Music
     It’s been nine years since Missy Elliott last released an album, and by the looks of things, we’ll have to keep on waiting. The hip-hop icon recently explained why she’s been taking her time to release new music.
  • Cover of Jim Jones' Fiancee Chrissy Lampkin Arrested For Disorderly Conduct & Aggravated Assault
    According to TMZ (via a police department source from Edgewater, NJ) "Love & Hip Hop" star Chrissy Lampkin, who is also Jim Jones' fiancee, was arrested around 3 AM this morning after an altercation with another woman in a New Jersey bar.
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