Missy Elliott Is "Better" Than The Future

Missy Elliott Is "Better" Than The Future
Missy Elliott Is "Better" Than The Future
But the entertainer has never been one for petty comparisons. Throughout her career, Missy is most likely to be spotted standing alongside Black women. Her list of female collaborators is longer than list of punch lines in Remy Ma’s “ShETHER.” Eve, Beyoncé (with and without Destiny’s Child), Ciara, Lil’ Kim, Mary J. Blige, Tweet, Aaliyah, Total, 702, Nicole Wray, Lil’ Mo, Trina… I could go on. Missy helped orchestrate the iconic “ that included herself, Angie Martinez, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez, and Da Brat. The sheer volume of talent made it the single most important moment for women in hip-hop. Today there are hardly enough women hip-hop artists who have achieved the same amount of visibility to even recreate that video. It was a show of solidarity that feels utopian in the current climate. [Sips tea.]

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