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R&B Royalty Missy Elliott Returns To The Music Scene

By Dontaira Terrell
Posted On Nov 13, 2015
R&B Royalty Missy Elliott Returns To The Music Scene

Missy Misdemeanor Elliott is back with a vengeance and a new look! The hit maker released a brand new track WTF (Where They From) with Grammy Award winning musician, Pharrell. Anyone who knows the history behind this dynamic duo expects a quintessential hit. Of course the twosome did not disappoint!

Staying true to their roots, the song and video to match reflect a futuristic vibe with innovative dance moves, infectious song lyrics and one of a kind fashions. Throughout the 90’s into the early half of the new millennium, Missy’s eclectic style dominated the hip-hop scene. During this time, she was noticeably at the pinnacle of her career, releasing hit after hit. Suddenly the trailblazing songwriter disappeared from the spotlight.

In 2011, she revealed exclusively to People magazine that she suffered from a hyperthyroid disorder called Graves’ disease. According to the Mayo Clinic, Graves’ disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Some of the common signs and symptoms include tremoring of your hands or fingers, heat sensitivity, weight loss, frequent bowel movements, bulging eyes and rapid or irregular heart palpitations.

She was diagnosed with the disease after almost crashing her vehicle due to severe leg spasms. Her symptoms were beyond painful that at one point she was unable to hold a pen steady enough to write classic tunes. After receiving treatment her symptoms eventually stabilized and later catapulted her desire to return to the music industry.

After making a Super Bowl appearance with Katy Perry this past year, it was rumored Elliott was gearing up, ready to reclaim her hip-hop crown. Fans went crazy expressing their excitement to hear that the musical pioneer was possibly working on fresh material with visuals.

Now that we know the rumors are true, fans should be prepared for more cutting edge, innovative, history making grooves and style looks because it’s no secret that Missy Elliot constantly redefines the status quo.

In case you missed it, watch the video below and let us know what you think.