Missy Elliott was born on July 1, 1971. She is a five-time Grammy Award-winning American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. With her domestic record sales of 7.6 million copies, she became famous for being the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double-platinum. Missy is admored for her fashiobale wardrobe and seductive looks. Missy Elliott Hairstyles are considered to be highly creative and dramatic.
After releasing a series of hits and diverse music videos, she attained her popularity in the music world. Some of her remarkable tracks that became all time chart busters include ‘The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly), ‘Hot Boyz’, ‘Get Ur Freak On’, ‘One Minute Man’, ‘Work It’, ‘Gossip Folks’, ‘Pass That Dutch’, ‘Lose Control’ and ‘Ching-a-Ling.’
Apart from being a singer, Elliott has worked extensively as a songwriter and producer for other artists. Her songwriting and production credits include work for a number of other female artists, including Aaliyah, Monica, Destiny’s Child, Mýa, Whitney Houston, SWV, Trina, Nicole Wray, Fantasia, Ciara, Raven Symone, Keyshia Cole, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Lil’ Mo, Mary J. Blige and Ruslana.
Elliott along with her fellows La Shawn Shellman, Chonita Coleman, and Radiah Scott formed the popular R&B group ‘Sista’. The group recruited Timothy Mosley as the group's producer and began making demo tracks. In 1991, the band caught the attention of Jodeci member/producer DeVante Swing by performing Jodeci songs a cappella for him backstage. Sista moved to New York City , signed to Elektra Records through DeVante's Swing Mob imprint. Elliott took Mosley and their friend Melvin ‘Magoo’ Barcliff along with her.
In her early days, Elliott began her career as a featured vocalist rapping on Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs’s Bad Boy remixes to Gina Thompson's ‘The Things That You Do’. Also that year she appeared on the Men of Vizion's remix of ‘Do Thangz’ which was produced by Rodney Jerkins.
Though busy period making guest appearances and writing for other artists, Elliott's debut album Supa Dupa Fly was released in mid-1997. The success of its lead single ‘The Rain’ led the album to get platinum. It was in the same year Elliott performed live at The MTV Video Music Awards show on a remix to Lil' Kim's "Not Tonight" with fellow rappers Da Brat and Angie Martinez and TLC-rapper Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes.
Elliott continued her successful career as a producer and writer on Total's single ‘Trippin'’ in 1998. As long, she worked with several others in the hip-hop and R&B communities. The diva is recognized for her sense of fashion that is loved by her fellow buddies and her superb hairdos. Missy Elliott Hairstyles are fun, creative and flirty. Her messy but sexy jagged cut hairdo is definateky a showstopper. Let’s observe some of Missy’s most famous hairstyles.
Popular Missy Elliott Hairstyles:
With her outrageous hairdos, Missy Elliott definitely captures everyone’s attention at any of her shows. Her jagged cut hairstyles are the most sought after style among her fans. For the style the singer messes up her sides and the top section is pinned up to create the illusion of height. This style is suitable for those having square or diamond shaped face. With an effort of 20-30 minutes, the singer creates this style with the help of mousse, wax, smoothing shine, lacquer, and moisturizer.
Sexy Messy Design
This is one of the sexiest hairdos of Missy Elliott which was sported by the singer at the 33rd Annual American Music Awards. In the style, the singer trimmed her length to the shoulder and the jagged cut layers gave a complementary design to her oblong facial structure. To create this style, the actress uses the techniques of scrunch and blow dry. The recommended products include mousse, gel, gel spray, and hair spray.
Cool and Versatile Cut
Elliott’s cool and versatile hairstyle definitely turns heads. To create this style, the R&B artist cuts her length short and tapers it around the back. The sides and top sections are slightly layered. This style is one of the best options suggested for those having oval, oblong, or diamond facial structures.