Missy Elliott Trivia

  • Missy Elliott
    • Famous as : R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer
    • Birth Name : Melissa Arnette Elliott
    • Birth Date : July 01, 1971
    • Birth Place : Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : Single "Da Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)" from album "Supa Dupa Fly" (1997)
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  • Won the Female Hip-Hop Artist award at the 6th annual BET Awards held June 27th, 2006.
  • Following her mother near-fatal heart attack, she decided to lose weight and reduce her high blood pressure.
  • Quits smoking pot after achieving commercial success.
  • Owns a mansion in Virgina Beach, Virginia.
  • Is a huge fan of Bjork.
  • Once wrote letters to Michael and Janet Jackson, claiming to be terminally ill just to get their attention.
  • Formerly known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, but then dropped "Misdemeanor" in 2003 and goes by simply "Missy Elliott."
  • Along with model Iman she produces a line of lipstick, which part of its profits used to help victims of domestic abuse.
  • Is the first hip-hop artist to perform on the renowned Lilith Fair tour.
  • Has collaborations with Jodeci, Aaliyah, Busta Rhymes, Whitney Houston, Paula Cole, Destiny's Child, Christina Aguilera, Yolanda Adams, Clark Sisters and Mary Mary.
  • lbum "Under Construction" (2002) is Elliott's best selling album to date; sold 2.1 million copies in U.S. and went double Platinum.
  • Album "Da Real World" (1999) was nominated for a Soul Train Award and a Grammy.
  • Her album "Supa Dupa Fly" (1997) received a Grammy nomination and three MTV award nominations.
  • Wrote Tweet's own debut single, "Oops (Oh My)."
  • Together with Timbaland, Elliott wrote and produced nine tracks for Aaliyah's second album "One in a Million" (1996), which at last went double Platinum.
  • Chartered "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" (2003)'s "Pussy Wagon" from Quentin Tarantino to be used in the music video for her song "I'm Really Hot."
  • Wrote, produced and performed on the debut solo single of Spice Girl's Melanie Brown titled "I Want You Back" (1998).
  • Writing and remixing for Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson.
  • Also was a part of DeVante DeGrate production teams along with Timbaland (Tim Mosley) and R&B crooner Ginuwine.
  • Was a member of "Supafriends/Bassment Crew" group which producers are Tim Mosley, rapper Magoo, R&B artists Aaliyah and Ginuwine, and R&B group Playa.
  • Previously belonged to a neighbourhood singing group named Sista, for which she served as a singer and songwriter.
  • Scored high on a school IQ test and her teachers have proven it wasn't a fluke.
  • Used to write song lyrics on her bedroom wallpaper.
  • Her mother left her father when she was 13.