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Missy Elliot Receives Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame.



It feels like iconic rapper Missy Elliott should have gotten a Hollywood Star a long time ago, but she only recently received the honor yesterday, November 8. The prolific and innovative rapper got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to hip hop and entertainment.


During a ceremony held outside the well-known Amoeba Records, Missy Elliott received her own star, located on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The event was in partnership with Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Nicole Mihalka. Other female artists who showed up to show their support included, Lizzo, Ciara, and Mona Scott.


As is typical of the “The Rain” rapper, she dedicated the star to other female rappers in the space, both past, and present.

“I can kind of give this to my female MCs in Hip Hop, to my sisters in Hip Hop. I wanna say I love each and everyone of y’all. The ones that’s popping now, the ones that’s about to be popping,” she said.= during her acceptance speech.

Missy Elliott also made special mention of some hard-working women in the hip-hop world who helped carve a way out for rappers like herself.


“But I want to give a big, big shoutout to the godmothers of this, and that is Queen Latifah, Monie Love, [MC] Sha-Rock, Angie Stone, Roxanne Shanté, Yo-Yo, MC Lyte, Salt-N-Pepa,”

She continued on to say that she may have missed some of those who have contributed significantly but that she had nothing but respect for their efforts.


“I know I’m probably missing some, but all of y’all who started before me. Because y’all are the backs that we stand on. Y’all are the foundation, and y’all ran so we could walk. Y’all stood up for something so we could sit comfortably, so I than