Tune in to watch the premiere of Missy Elliot's "Behind the Music" episode on VH1 next Wednesday, June 29th at 10/9c! Missy tracks the rocky road to stardom for one of hip hop's most pioneering, successful female hip hop artists of all time. Hear candid stories about how Missy used these hardships for motivation and eventually came to terms with her past. Interviews with family, friends, industry executives, and music luminaries including Timbaland, Ciara, and Mary J. Blige contribute personal stories to this in-depth profile of a truly groundbreaking artist.
Since 2006, Black Girls Rock has been dedicated to the healthy development of self-esteem and self-worth of young women of color by changing their outlook on life, broadening their horizons, and helping them to empower themselves. On Sunday they partner with BET for an unprecedented world-wide broadcast highlighting the accomplishments of exceptional women of color who have made outstanding contributions in their careers, and who stand as inspirational and positive role models in their communities.
Accepting the Visionary Award this year is none other than the inspirational and
Missy will be performing at the Parklife Festival in Australia starting this September! Check out the official dates below, and for tickets, info, T&C's visit parklife.com.au!
9/25 - Gold Coast
9/26 - Perth
10/2 - Melbourne
10/3 - Sydney
10/4 - Adelaide
Check out Missy's upcoming European tour dates below!
7/2 - Eurockeennes - Belfort, France
7/3 - Wireless Festival - London, UK
7/5 - Jazz Festival - Montreux, Switzerland
7/8 - Les Ardentes Festival - Liege, Belgium
7/10 - Exit Festival - Novi Sad, Serbia
7/12 - VIP Room - St. Tropez
7/13 - Palm Beach - Cannes
7/15 - Tel Aviv Expo Grounds, Tel Aviv
7/18 - Casa Music Festival - Casablanca, Morocco
7/21 - Molde Jazz Festival - Molde, Norway
7/23 - VEGA - Copenhagen, Denmark
7/24 - The Met Quarter - Liverpool, UK
7/25 - Splash Fest 2010 - Grafenhainichen, Germany
In case you missed Missy on VH1's Hip Hop Honors, catch the repeats on 6/10 at 2:00 am, 6/12 at 10pm, and 6/13 at 10am! Missy performs "Get Ya Freak On" and "Work It" in a tribute to Timbaland. Can't wait for the repeats? Click HERE to watch her performance on VH1 now!
It's official! Missy Elliott has joined twitter! Follow her now @missyelliott!
Missy will get her freak on this summer when she performs at London's Wireless Festival, on Saturday, July 3rd! The Wireless Festival, currently in its sixth year, takes place on various stages in London’s Hyde Park. Other performers at this years festival include LCD Soundsystem, 2manydjs, DJ Shadow, UNKLE and more to be announced. For more info visit www.wirelessfestival.co.uk