( Missy Elliott | Photo Credit: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

She is known as a rapper, songwriter, dancer and record producer. She is the creator behind our favorite songs like Work It (2002), 1, 2 Step (2004), Get Ur Freak On (2001) and more. She goes by the name of Missy Misdemeanor Elliot. Yes, you’ve heard right! Missy Elliot is the first female rapper being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Elliot will be the third rapper to be alongside Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri. Elliot played an important role in transforming music and paving a way into what we call Hip Hop today.

( Missy Elliott | Photo Credit: Derek Blanks )

If you ever thought she fell off, well think again. She is being recognized as one of the cultural songwriters of all time.

Congrats Missy Elliot!

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