Missy Elliott

1971 - Today

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Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. She embarked on her music career with R&B girl group Sista in the early-mid 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 American R&B acts Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV. Following several collaborations and guest appearances, she launched her solo career on July 15, 1997 with her debut album Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the top 20 single "Sock It 2 Me". The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, the highest charting debut for a female rapper at the time.Elliott's second album, Da Real World, was released on June 22, 1999, and produced the singles "She's a Bitch", "All n My Grill", and top five hit "Hot Boyz". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Missy Elliott has received more than 5,952,862 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Missy Elliott is the 1,286th most popular singer (down from 1,264th in 2019), the 7,013th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,429th in 2019) and the 356th most popular American Singer.

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  • 45

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  • 2.92

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  • 5.16

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Among singers, Missy Elliott ranks 1,286 out of 3,541Before her are Lou Bega, Amy Macdonald, Alissa White-Gluz, Ray Wilson, 6ix9ine, and Shirley Manson. After her are Toshi, Grigory Leps, Ellen Winther, Enzo Ghinazzi, Jessica Simpson, and Dany Dauberson.

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Among people born in 1971, Missy Elliott ranks 173Before her are Richard Krajicek, Richard Burns, Ji Jin-hee, Norbert Hofer, Mark Henry, and Sergi Barjuán. After her are Bohuslav Sobotka, Finidi George, Justin Lin, Gary Barlow, Eric Mabius, and Necati Şaşmaz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Missy Elliott ranks 7,013 out of 15,968Before her are Avery Brooks (1948), Kevin Alejandro (1976), Big John Studd (1948), 6ix9ine (1996), Joe Dumars (1963), and Patricia Wettig (1951). After her are Lawrence Bender (1957), Nicholle Tom (1978), Sara Paretsky (1947), Marco Beltrami (1966), Bob Mathias (1930), and Michael Lerner (1941).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Missy Elliott ranks 356Before her are George Thorogood (1950), Kesha (1987), Arthur Alexander (1940), Christina Milian (1981), Tom Verlaine (1949), and 6ix9ine (1996). After her are Jessica Simpson (1980), Jenni Rivera (1969), Randy Meisner (1946), Barbara Bonney (1956), Teddy Pendergrass (1950), and Ben Harper (1969).

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