Missy Elliott wiki, bio, twitter, lyrics
Missy Elliott who is an American singer, song writer, rapper as well as the record producer was born on 1st July of 1971. She is the native of Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. Although she is known by the name Missy Elliott, her real name is Mellissa Arnette Elliott. When she was at the age of four, Missy wanted to become a performer. Her childhood was affected by the domestic abuse that was caused by her father. She along with her mother escaped from her father when she was fourteen years old.
At the beginning of her career, she formed an R&B group called as Fayze together with her friends Chonita Coleman, La’Shawn Shellman and Radiah Scott. The group caught attention of the Jodeci member and the producer DeVante Swing when they perform the Jodeci songs in 1991. She has released multiple albums which are titled as Supa Dupa Fly in 1997, Da Real World in 1999, Miss E… So Addictive in 2001, Under Construction in 2002, This Is Not a Test! In 2003, and The Cook book in 2005. After that, her first greatest hit album called Respect ME was released on 4th September of 2006 only in Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Japan, Europe.
Prior to that, her songs has been very popular among the people which includes the songs Hot Boyz, Work It, The Rain, and many more. To talk about her personal life biography, Elliott has told that she wants to start a family but she is afraid of giving birth. She told to People Magazine in June of 2011 that her absence from music industry was due to hyperthyroid disorder that is known as Graves’ disease.
Apart from that, Elliott is now at the age of 43. She is also active in the charity works. She has written a letter in 2002 on behalf of the PETA to the Mayor of the Portsmouth, Virginia. She also appeared on the ABC’s Extreme Makeover in 2007 as well as awarded four scholarships for weight loss program to the four underprivileged teens. Missy is also active in the social networking sites. To get more information regarding her, we can follow her on her twitter account that is @MissyElliott. The lyrics of her songs can also be found in different internet sites.