5 Songs, 14 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Fourteen years have passed since Missy released a new album, but that doesn’t mean she’s been swinging in a hammock in Tahiti. With every high-powered feature—from Janet Jackson to Ariana Grande to Lizzo—new audiences were introduced to a pioneer who brought futuristic rhythms and a brazen sexual energy to hip-hop and pop. This five-song drop, timed to coincide with her 2019 MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award, tidily summarizes everything we love about Miss E. The club tracks “Throw It Back” and “Cool Off” are authoritative statements from a respected elder (her line “I did records for Tweet before y’all could even tweet” is pure gold). “DripDemeanor” is a simmering ballad, advocating for love and pleasure on her terms. “Why I Still Love You” takes a cheating lover to task while showcasing her singing voice (peep the a cappella track for proof).

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Apple Digital Master

EDITORS’ NOTES

Fourteen years have passed since Missy released a new album, but that doesn’t mean she’s been swinging in a hammock in Tahiti. With every high-powered feature—from Janet Jackson to Ariana Grande to Lizzo—new audiences were introduced to a pioneer who brought futuristic rhythms and a brazen sexual energy to hip-hop and pop. This five-song drop, timed to coincide with her 2019 MTV VMA Video Vanguard Award, tidily summarizes everything we love about Miss E. The club tracks “Throw It Back” and “Cool Off” are authoritative statements from a respected elder (her line “I did records for Tweet before y’all could even tweet” is pure gold). “DripDemeanor” is a simmering ballad, advocating for love and pleasure on her terms. “Why I Still Love You” takes a cheating lover to task while showcasing her singing voice (peep the a cappella track for proof).

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
346 Ratings

346 Ratings

Nurse Monique ,

Missy The extraordinary

I loveeee Missy Elliotts music since Way back in the 90s and she still got it today. Congratulations Missy on your award. you earned it you deserve it you so different and unique and you still got the dance moves I love it. 🔥🔥🔥🔥

Lebanese_prince ,

If u ain’t gone try hard enough don’t try at all

I’m a big missy fan but any of u that support today’s trash music is trash . That’s why these artists continue to release these kind of music and don’t even put much effort cuz they know y’all would still buy it smh

edrowatson ,

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I like missy but this is trash thanks but no thanks

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