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I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got.

I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got.

Music should be your escape.

Music should be your escape.

I love my mother. She's my first love. She has been through a lot and is a sole survivor. ---->>>

I wasn't born a superstar. ---->>>

I'd stand on the side of the road when I was just a little girl singing on trash cans. ---->>>

You have to be ready to sing and perform at any time. ---->>>

No, because I don't want to hear what's hot and feel I have to copy it. I'll just make up my own thing. ---->>>

I am very scared of wasps; my cousin was stung in the eye once. ---->>>

I mean, when it's time to rhyme rhyme, I can get down for mine. ---->>>

My first love is writing and producing. So I sometimes put my own stuff off to work on other people's projects.

My first love is writing and producing. So I sometimes put my own stuff off to work on other people's projects.

What my home life is like now is great.

What my home life is like now is great.

When it comes to size, most people don't want to see themselves looking bigger than what they are. ---->>>

My Struggles is a record close to me. It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father. ---->>>

Now everybody's sampling.

Now everybody's sampling.

Hip-hop is definitely not what it used to be, which was creative, original music. ---->>>

The double chin's not good for the red carpet.

The double chin's not good for the red carpet.

Everybody is doing the same old thing. ---->>>

I want people to feel the heat while they walk down the street and they're just kickin' it. ---->>>

I want to be cutting-edge. ---->>>

I'm not a person that's walkin' down the street looking mean all day. ---->>>

I've always had a lot of creative impact on the music with Timbaland. ---->>>

And basically I always said when I was little that if I ever became successful or a celebrity, I would buy her this huge house and she would never have to work anymore. And I've done that. So I feel happy about doing that. ---->>>

I used to put all my doll babies on my bed with their hands up and I would do full shows for them. I'd even do the screaming and clapping. I was bugging to be a singer. ---->>>

When I first started out in the music industry and went to Elektra Records, I didn't go to be an artist, I went to get a record label started. And they said in order to have a label deal, I had to be an artist - so that's what I did. ---->>>

I'm not tryin' to come off as the best lyricist. ---->>>

I didn't want to be a genius! That ain't cool. ---->>>

I got a mother who's very strong after taking the whippings that she took from my father. ---->>>

I want to make something commercial that people can pick up on. ---->>>

I'm blessed to be living this dream of writing and singing, but that's not the real dream I had. The real dream was to make enough money to take care of all the pain and suffering that my mother has been through. ---->>>

It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it, you don't get the credit. Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer. ---->>>

When you turn on your radio, you don't always want to hear about someone shootin' some person. Even if that's the lifestyle they live, people don't always want to hear it. ---->>>

Biography

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Nationality: American
Born: 07-01, 1971
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Occupation: Musician

Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971), often known professionally as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, is an American rapper, dancer, and record producer. Elliott embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group Sista in the early 1990s and later became a member of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and longtime collaborator Timbaland, with whom she worked on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV (wikipedia)