On Carefree Black Boys

Understanding the appeal of the 'Carefree' aesthetic to black male musicians from Young Thug to Chance the Rapper

#TBMTV: Missy Elliott, Lil’ Kim, And Left Eye Discuss The 1997 VMA Seating Arrangements

A gem from the MTV News archives

Geeked Up: Let The Music Use You

FLOTUS flows, Miranda Lambert, Lil Yachty stars in ‘The Virgin Suicides of trap’

Missy Elliott Crashed Michelle Obama’s Historic Carpool Karaoke Appearance

Michelle Obama made a historic appearance on Carpool Karaoke — and was joined by her bandmate Missy Elliott.

Missy Elliott Wrote Tons Of Hits, And This Hip Hop Honors Tribute Proves It

Fantasia, Monica, and Tweet teamed up to hail Queen Missy at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors.

Hits And Misses: Fall Out Boy And Missy Elliott's ‘Ghostbusters,’ Troye And Alessia Go ‘Wild,’ Calvin Harris And Dizzee Rascal's ‘Hype’

Our critical roundtable disembowels the hits of today and tomorrow

Fall Out Boy And Missy Elliott Make The Perfect Odd Couple On The New Ghostbusters Theme

Who knew that Missy Elliott and Fall Out Boy could sound so right together?

Geeked Up: Life’s Fleeting Pleasures

Hip-hop to lighten your grind, seduce you with foreign tongues, and maybe even save your relationship.

Please Let Fifth Harmony’s ‘Not That Kinda Girl’ Be The New Ghostbusters Theme Song

One of the tracks on Fifth Harmony's new album sounds suspiciously like it would make an amazing 'Ghostbusters' theme.

Michelle Obama And Missy Elliott Just Formed A Supergroup For Charity

Michelle Obama has teamed up with Missy Elliott, Zendaya, Kelly Clarkson, and more for a global advocacy single.

Sia Took A Rare Wig-Free Photo With Missy Elliott At Katy Perry's Grammy After-Party

Sia took a rare wig-free photo with Missy Elliott at Katy Perry's Spotify Creators Party after the Grammys.

Hear Missy Elliott’s Ferocious New Super Bowl Single, 'Pep Rally'

Missy Elliott dropped her second comeback single, "Pep Rally," during Amazon's Super Bowl 50 commercial.

Are Choreography Cover Videos The New Acoustic Cover Videos?

A handful of impressive, highly choreographed "cover" videos have sprung up recently. Will this trend be as big as acoustic cover videos?

Pharrell Helped Missy Elliott Realize The World Needed Her

Missy Elliott explains how Pharrell helped jumpstart her comeback and "WTF (Where They From)."

Here's Why People Think Missy Elliott's 'WTF' Is Calling Out Miley Cyrus

Some people think that Missy Elliott's comeback track "WTF" is a direct reference to Miley Cyrus.

Missy Elliott Hasn't Lost A Step In Her First Music Video In Almost Eight Years

Missy Elliott teams up with Pharrell for "WTF (Where They From)," her first music video in almost a decade.

Drake, Missy Elliott And More Get Their Own Marvel Comics Covers [Exclusive]

Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso reveals four new hip-hop variant covers, and addresses the future of diversity in comics.

Turn It Up And Listen To Janet Jackson And Missy Elliot's 'Burnitup!'

Janet Jackson and MIssy Elliott's collaboration "Burnitup!" has been revealed.

Missy Elliott Is Ready To Work It Again With A New Single By Pharrell

Missy Elliott will release a single produced by Pharrell, according to Timbaland.

Jennifer Lopez And Missy Elliott Are Killing Us With These Cryptic Collaboration Hints

Missy Elliott and Jennifer Lopez hinted at a possible collaboration on Twitter and we are PSYCHED.

Missy Elliott Will 'Take U There' On This New Remix

MIssy Elliott remixes Jack Ü’s 'Take Ü There (feat. Kiesza).'

The Little Girl From Missy Elliott's Videos Just Offered Up An Awesome Tribute

The little girl from Missy Elliott's 'Work It' video, Alyson Stoner, is 21 now and she's just posted a killer tribute to her best-known work.

Missy Elliott Gets Back In The Studio After Super Bowl Victory

Missy Elliott is back in the studio with Timbaland after her big Super Bowl performance.

Katy Perry's Invading Your Cell Phone With A Brand-New Mobile Game

Glu Mobile -- the same company behind Kim Kardashian's mobile game -- has announced that it's teaming up with Katy Perry for a new game set to launch in 2015.