See also "Ten Best Female Rappers Ever."
Missy Elliott kept threatening to unleash new material on the world this Labor Day. And she delivered, right here at our very own Fontainebleau Miami Beach.
Her longtime buddy and production partner Timbaland was in the building to perform and premiere his new line of sparking liquour, Le Sutra, when sometime during the performance, the number-two lady on our list of best female rappers emerged.
Missy and Timba ran through a few classics. But they also made sure to give the crowd a taste of things to come. Peep the video for a sneak peak.
In the slightly fuzzy video, we see a slimmed-down Ms. Elliot rockin' the stage and some fly, glittery sweats. She starts things up with everyone's favorite fuckin' anthem, "Get Ur Freak On," then she has the crowd help her out, segueing into 2005's "Lose Control."
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Until yesterday, that was Missy's last original song. But then she went on to perform new tracks, "9th Inning" and "Triple Threat," going accapella around the two-minute mark.
We're still waiting on any official recording releases, scheduled to come out sometime this week. But even through this video's fuzzy bass, we can tell the shit is going to bump hard.
Comeback commencing in five, four, three...