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26 Things Today's Youth Need To Know About Missy Elliott

This is for all y'all who had no idea who she was. Learn something.

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1. Dear ignorant-ass children, take a seat. I have a story to tell you. It’s about the original queen of rap. No, not Queen Latifah or Salt-N-Pepa. Not Lil' Kim or Nicki Minaj. Don't even start with that Igloo Australia bullshit.

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5. Missy became a household name with her iconic art video "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)." Salvador Dalí could never.

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18. Anyway, Missy had hit after hit.

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19. Iconic video after iconic video.

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20. And the best lyrics ever. Everyone in middle school knew them all.

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