close-button

“It’s a Blessing" Missy Elliott Nabs Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Manny Ray Music /
missy elliott music updates
Christopher Polk/Getty Images for FYF

Missy Elliott's road to Hollywood has never looked better - literally. The Lose Control hitmaker just earned a legendary new status after landing her very own star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. No doubt, it was a day to remember. Here's what went down...

missy elliott hollywood news
Myrna Suarez/ImageDirect/Getty Images

On Monday, November 8, Hollywood Boulevard was stacked with stars as Missy Elliott celebrated the big day. With the help of Janelle Monáe, Ciara, Lizzo, and other big names, the Work It rapper's Walk of Fame unveiling was as hyped as ever. "There is no one like Missy," Ciara nodded, before calling her friend up to the stand.

But Ciara wasn't the only one caught up in her feels. "I’ve come here 20-something years ago and just used to walk past all these stars and just imagine," Elliott confessed, as she began her emotional acceptance speech. "It’s just a blessing to dream big and it truly happened. I’m truly standing here."

Dreams really do come true, huh? But Missy's rise to the top couldn't have been done without a few helping hands. At least that's how she sees it: "I want to give a big, big shoutout to the godmothers of this, and that is Queen Latifah, Monie Love, Sha-Rock, Angie Stone, Roxanne Shanté, Yo-Yo, MC Lyte, Salt-N-Pepa," the artist continued. "I know I’m probably missing some, but all of y’all that started before me, because y’all are the backs that we stand on. Y’all are the foundation. Y’all ran so we could walk, y’all stood up for something so we could sit comfortably, so I thank y’all for this moment."

hip hop news missy
Josh Brasted/FilmMagic/Getty Images

No doubt about it, no one works it quite like Misdemeanor does. 20+ years, endless hits and 1 Walk of Fame Star later, Missy Elliot is officially the woman who does it all. And we can't wait to see what else she's got cooking...

Stay tuned.