This Is How Black Twitter Celebrated Missy Elliot Appreciation Day

August 21, 2018  |  

Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Sofia Bush, Diane Werner and Queen Latifah speak during a SXSW keynote dedicated to the “Let Girls Learn” initiative. Featuring: Missy Elliott. Where: Austin, Texas, United States. When: 16 Mar 2016
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Rapper Missy Elliot is indisputably one of the most innovative minds in the music industry. Her unpredictable rhyme schemes and infectious hooks firmly mark her place as a hip-hop legend, and the stunning visuals that accompany her music sets her a part as a maverick in the creative world. Some Missy fans were outraged when they learned Jennifer Lopez would receive the 2018 Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs, feeling the Virginia native was snubbed for her many accomplishments in the video music world.

To give Missy her much-deserved shine, fans created #MissyElliotAppreciationDay to highlight the artist’s storied career.

Some fans took time to point out her 20+ years of serving us hits as a producer, singer, rapper, and visual creative:

Other fans pointed out their favorite hits:

 

Missy humbly accepted the praise on Twitter saying:

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