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MTV announced the 2018 video music award nominees and among them were Cardi B, The Carters, and Childish Gambino. All these artist have used music videos as a way to define themselves in a very noisy landscape.
Although all these artist have accomplished many things, they wouldn’t be here without Messy Elliott.
More than anyone Elliott deserves to be given the VMAs’ highest honor for redefining the limits of what music videos could and should look like and for the cultural shifts her work has caused.
Check out here music videos below to experience the genius that is Missy Elliott:
Missy Elliott – The Rain [Supa Dupa Fly]
Missy Elliott – Work It
Missy Elliott – Get Ur Freak On
Missy Elliott – Lose Control ft. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop
Missy Elliott – I’m Better ft. Lamb