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27 Fearless Missy Elliott Quotes

Emmy Wallin



27 Fearless Missy Elliott Quotes

Missa Arnette “Missy” Elliott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer from Virginia.

Elliott has collaborated with the best artists and made several guest appearances on many albums. Her debut album ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ debuted at number three on the Billboard 2000, the highest-charting debut for a female rapper at the time.

We’ve put together this collection of the best Missy Elliott quotes:


27 Missy Elliott Quotes

1. “You have to be ready to sing and perform at any time.” – Missy Elliott

2. “I mean, when it’s time to rhyme, I can get down for mine.” – Missy Elliott

3. “I love my mother. She’s my first love. She has been through a lot and is a sole survivor.” – Missy Elliott

4. “What my home life is like now is great.” – Missy Elliott

5. “One thing about white people is that in their videos they don’t care. They can go out in cut-up jeans and do a video, and it’ll be large.” – Missy Elliott

6. “Now everybody’s sampling.” – Missy Elliott

7. “I got a mother who’s very strong after taking the whippings that she took from my father.” – Missy Elliott

8. “No, because I don’t want to hear what’s hot and feel I have to copy it. I’ll just make up my own thing.” – Missy Elliott

9. “I’m not tryin’ to come off as the best lyricist.” – Missy Elliott


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10. “I wasn’t born a superstar.” – Missy Elliott

11. “When you sit down now and really listen, it doesn’t give off the same feel as it did back when Run DMC and those guys were rhymin’.” – Missy Elliott
12. “When it comes to size, most people don’t want to see themselves looking bigger than what they are.” – Missy Elliott
13. “I want to be cutting-edge.” – Missy Elliott
14.”I want people to feel the heat while they walk down the street and they’re just kickin’ it.” – Missy Elliott

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15.”The biggest surprise with the show is I didn’t think it was gonna be that emotional. I thought it was just gonna be a regular reality show.” – Missy Elliott

16. “My Struggles is a record close to me. It’s about what I went through at home living with an abusive father.” – Missy Elliott

17. “It’s just that back then we didn’t know that was considered being a co-producer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren’t the one playing it, you don’t get the credit. Now you’ll start seeing my name listed as the producer.” – Missy Elliott

18. “I’ve always had a lot of creative impact on the music with Timbaland.” – Missy Elliott

19. “I want to make something commercial that people can pick up on.” – Missy Elliott


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20. “I feel blessed and I’ve learned so much. I just wanted to make a record where people can forget their troubles and go buck-wild.” – Missy Elliott


21. “Music should be your escape.” – Missy Elliott

22. “I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there’s some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that’s really important to us, and music is all we’ve really got.” – Missy Elliott23. “Hip-hop is definitely not what it used to be, which was creative, original music.” – Missy Elliott

24. “Everybody is doing the same old thing.” – Missy Elliott


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25. “And basically I always said when I was little that if I ever became successful or a celebrity, I would buy her this huge house and she would never have to work anymore. And I’ve done that. So I feel happy about doing that.” – Missy Elliott


26. “I’m not a person that’s walkin’ down the street looking mean all day.” – Missy Elliott

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27. “When you turn on your radio, you don’t always want to hear about someone shootin’ some person. Even if that’s the lifestyle they live, people don’t always want to hear it.” – Missy Elliott



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Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.

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