Lil Wayne and Millie Elliott make history with 100+ feature runs! Missy changed the music landscape with her experimental sound and pioneering music videos. She also challenged other female artists to be their own unique selves in the music world. The multi-Grammy Award winner sold millions of records worldwide.
Lil Wayne and Missy Elliott Make History With 100+ Feature Run
However, the multi-platinum rap icon has reportedly been battling a health crisis lately. Her health complications have kept her out of the studio for much of the year. Though didn’t stop her from taking part in a new episode of TV One’s “UNCENSORED.” In the show she joins her longtime producer Timbaland. The two had an open conversation about many great topics. They talked about about their relationship, the state of Hip Hop, and how their legacy has influenced the next generation of rappers.
The show also honored Dr. Dre, Lil Wayne, and Epic Records CEO Sylvia Rhone with the Global Impact Award. This is considered a precursor to being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame alongside The Spinners and a Tribe Called Quest.
Lil Wayne and Missy Elliott were honored
The show was a pre-Grammy event and was held in Los Angeles ahead of the annual awards ceremony this Sunday. All four industry giants received emotional tributes from fellow artists including Snoop Dogg and Diddy.
Throughout his speech, Wayne reflected on the early days of his career, citing the fact that it was much more difficult to get your music heard back then. The full interview is available on TV One’s website.