Missy was recently in the UK for the Brit Awards where along with Alicia Keys and Gwen Stafani, she re-worked the Prince classic, ‘Kiss’ in a spectacular one-off collaboration. She has since returned to the US where she and fellow label mate Tamia will embark on the Verizon tour with Beyonce and Alicia Keys. Missy also took home the Grammy Award for ‘Best Female Rap Solo Performance’ for her record-breaking single’ ‘Work It’ from her last album Under Construction (2002). In addition to all of this, Missy has found time to put the finishing production touches on the forthcoming sophomore offering by eastwest/Goldmind/Elektra recording artist Tweet, whose 2002 debut, Southern Hummingbird album was welcomed with critical acclaim.
Within the testosterone-laden field of hip-hop, Missy Elliott's sales have rivaledthe biggest boys. Bucking the old-boy network, she has created an empire on herown terms, earning the reputation of a daring innovator. In the image-obsessedworld of entertainment, this atypical beauty has nabbed the covers of every magazinefrom Rolling Stone to Entertainment Weekly, from the Face, ES magazine to theNME. Missy is not merely a visionary recording artist and performer, she is oneof the few women, if not the only, who enjoys an equal amount of success behindthe scenes, as a prolific songwriter and producer, and as the head of her ownrecord label. Her list of producer credits reads like a who's who of popularmusic including everyone from Destiny's Child to Janet Jackson, and Aaliyah toJustin Timberlake. In 2003, Missy signed on as the National Spokesperson for "BreakThe Cycle" an organization that speaks out against domestic violence.
Missy's fifth album to date, This Is Not A Test was released in November 2003. ‘I'm Really Hot," the forthcoming new single is on the C-list at Radio One and the video, produced by Brian Barber is already on heavy rotation at MTV Base and Channel U.
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1. I'm Really Hot (album version)
2. Pass That Dutch feat Busta Rhymes
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1. I'm Really Hot (explicit)
2. I'm Really Hot (Clean)
1. I'm Really Hot Instrumental
2. Pass That Dutch Remix (f/ Busta Rhymes)
Click Below to watch Missy Elliott's ‘I’m Really Hot’ video: