Missy Elliott receives her MTV Video Vanguard Award and performs a medley of songs iconic to her decade-long career.
With dynamic, gravity-defying dancers, Missy Elliot gives herself the tribute she deserves. Get Ur Freak On, Pass That Dutch and Lose Control are just a few of Missy Elliott’s iconic songs performed. The energy from Missy Elliot’s performance was felt through the television screen. Missy Elliott took-over the VMA stage, reminding the world that she is truly one-of-a-kind.
Missy Ellliott even brought out Alyson Stoner, a professional dancer known to the hip-hop community for her cameos in Missy Elliot’s videos. A pre-recorded tribute video featuring words from Timbaland, Lil Kim, Lizzo and more aired during Missy Elliott’s special moment.
After her performance, Missy Elliott took the stage following a spirited speech from Cardi B. While accepting her Video Vanguard award, Missy Elliott gave special shoutouts to her industry peers, collaborators and friends.
Watch her unmatched performance below: