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Verzuz co-founder Swizz Beatz had to run for cover after he seemingly suggested that singing legend Janet Jackson couldn’t take on iconic rapper and producer Missy Elliott. Swizz, 42, co-owns the phenomenal Instagram webcast series with fellow producer Timbaland, aka Timothy Zachary Mosley, 48, and the Apple music streaming service. Fans believed that Swizz disrespected…

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Missy Elliott and Lizzo might have another collaboration on the way. Earlier this year the rappers teamed up on trap banger “Tempo”- which is featured on Lizzo’s debut studio album Cuz I Love You – and now the “Work It” hitmaker has revealed they’ve recorded a second track for her own project. In an interview…

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Missy Elliott tried not to “cry” as she collected the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday night, Aug. 26, 2019. The 48-year-old rapper was handed the prestigious accolade — which was awarded for her music video contributions over the years — at the Prudential Center in New Jersey by Cardi…

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In addition to Mother’s Day being celebrated this past weekend, thousands across the nation graduated from college, including some celebrities. Missy Elliott and Justin Timberlake were among that group as they received honorary doctorate degrees. The 47-year-old rapper was honored with a doctorate from the Berklee College of Music in Boston on Saturday, May 11, 2019, alongside the…

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Name: Janine The Machine Talent: Songwriter, artist City: Atlanta Genre: This up-and-coming artist continues to bring a different style to the music industry. Her unique sound translates to a blend of trap and pop. Favorite artists: Missy Elliott, Santigold and Kelis. You have a unique style and a unique voice. Who is “Janine The Machine” in five syllables? A…

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The New School honored Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and visual artist Solange Knowles, as well as Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Gucci, and José Neves, CEO and founder of Farfetch at the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on Monday, May 21, 2018. The event recognizes individuals who embody the university’s commitment to creativity and innovation. The program featured special…

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Thank you @JanetJackson for bringing me out on your last show for this tour! You still AMAZE ME with your performances! YOU are 4ever LEGENDARY🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾❤️you🤗 pic.twitter.com/zDROHMc9pE — Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) December 18, 2017 On Sunday, Dec. 17, Janet Jackson surprised fans in Atlanta at her State of the World tour with musical guest Missy Elliott.The two performed…

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Fresh on the scene, aspiring West Coast female rapper Treenie B has been putting in much work as of late in anticipation of her forthcoming “official” still untitled solo debut. Having recently aligned herself with one-half of Inglewood, California’s veteran rap duo, Allfrumtha I, Binky Mack, who is currently putting the finishing touches on the…

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Fresh on the heels of her recently released, Bigga Rankin hosted Jack Rabbit Vol. 1: The Arsonist [Rockstarr Music Group x Muzik First Inc. Presents] Brittney T., protégée of Miami, Florida’s own Queen Rapstress, Trina, has arrived … When did you first become interested in music? And, how did it actually all begin for Brittney Taylor? Well, I…

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Good news for Aaliyah fans. Friend and frequent collaborator Timbaland recently confirmed via Instagram that he’s sitting on some never before heard music from the beloved late singer that he plans to release soon. “Attention!!!!!” Timbaland begins his Instagram post. “People ask me all the time do I have any babegirl music we haven’t heard !!!!! well the…

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Last week Vested In Culture/Epic Records artist Kat Dahlia brought her “My Garden” tour to Chicago’s Portage Theater. Hosted by personalities Nook and Will Worley, the soundtrack for the evening was provided by DJ Fanatic, DJ Skidmark and DJ Caleeb. In addition to Dahlia, the show also featured performances from Chicago natives ASA ASA, NoName Gypsy, The…

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Is that your chick?! Rapper Missy Elliott looked slimmer than ever, while performing at the Alexander Wang x H&M Collection Launch in New York City on Thursday, Oct. 16. The 43-year-old “Work It” rapper, whose kept herself out of the public eye for quite some time now, re-emerged behind the scenes before taking the stage…

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Oxygen’s hit show “Sisterhood of Hip Hop” has without a doubt become a fan favorite. Every week we check in with the ladies to catch a glimpse of their adventures while navigating the male dominated hip-hop industry. So often we become attached to shows and their stars without ever really getting to know them outside…

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During a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, 50 was asked about any animosity he had towards former G-Unit starlet, Olivia. When Charlamagne mentioned that Olivia had recently been on the show and said that Fiddy took issue with her working with Missy Elliott, 50 denied her claims–and added that the truth was she and Missy had become more than collaborators.

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