Missy Elliott Reacts To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 07: Missy Elliott performs at the 2018 Essence Music Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)
Missy Elliott thanked her fans after being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Missy Elliott responded to the news that she's a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2023 in a series of tweets on Wednesday. After congratulating the other nominees, she thanked her fans, peers, and more.

"I want to say CONGRATULATIONS to all the other LEGENDARY artist who will now be inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," Elliott wrote. "They have committed DECADES of hard work and IMPACT on music. I thank you for the TIMELESS music you have shared with the World." The Hall welcomed many other names including Kate Bush, Rage Against the Machine, Chaka Khan, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, and more.

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Missy Elliott during The 44th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

Elliot wrote in her next tweet: "It’s times I have gotten on line & seen your irrelevant your a flop your washed up & it would crush me at times. BUT God you made me STRONG I kept going & you allowed my decades of WORK to SPEAK 4 itself. I am HUMBLED thank you all my Supporters. I LOVE YOU." She then added: "If I miss some of yalls tweets please forgive me it’s a lot to see but I do want to say Thank You to my Fans (Supafriends) my Peers/Radio/Dj’s/Bloggers & again
@rockhall I am Thankful."

Missy Elliott enters the hall during her first time being on the ballot. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation Chairman John Sykes says that her inclusion is indicative of the power of hip-hop. Both Eminem and JAY-Z have made it into The Hall in recent years. With her induction, Elliott joins an impressive list of legendary hip-hop artists already in the hall. Among them are Run-D.M.C., Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, N.W.A, 2Pac, The Notorious B.I.G., LL Cool J, and more. The 38th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on November 3 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Check out Missy Elliot's response to her induction on Twitter below.

Missy Elliott's Responds To The Class Of 2023


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