GIVE @MissyElliott her flowers!
Missy was in 2057, while the rest of us were in the 90's. She has been ahead of her time, delivering hit after hit.
— The Root (@TheRoot) August 12, 2019
Congratulations, Missy! There are very few artists in this world who deserve this honor more than you! (Especially since MTV made the right decision to keep Michael’s name on it.)
We all know Missy is a huge fan of Michael’s, and here are some videos of her talking about him:
Her performance of Get Ur Freak On at the 30th Anniversary Celebration:
And just in case you’ve forgotten, here are some examples of why she’s receiving the award:
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 12, 2019
Congrats again, Missy! So overdue!
The MTV VMAs will air August 26 on MTV.
Source: MTV/The Root