Missy Elliott Will be the 1st Female Rapper To Receive MTV Video Vanguard Award

HipHop News Posted on August 12, 2019 at 9:51am

Missy Elliott Will be the 1st Female Rapper To Receive MTV Video Vanguard Award

Is still making history.

Newark, NJ – Missy Elliott is going to make history in 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. The first woman Hip Hop artist included in the Songwriters Hall of Fame will also become the first female rapper to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

In (12 August), MTV revealed Missy would be honored with the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 VMAs. The announcement comes a year after some reports erroneously said that she would be getting the 2018 edition of the award, which ended up going to Jennifer Lopez..centered-ad {

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And the #VMA Video Vanguard Honoree is... the iconic 🌟 @missymisdemeanorelliott!!!! 🌟

A post shared by MTV (@mtv) on August 12, 2019, at 10:01 am PDT

Missy reacted to her growing list of accomplishments, including the Top 3 entries in HipHopDX's ranking of the 20 best albums rap by women, through Instagram.

"I am Humbled and Grateful to receive the MichaelJack

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