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Missy In Action: The Divine Ms. Elliott

Ben Thompson, Daily Telegraph, May 1999

MISSY "MISDEMEANOR" Elliott is an infamously snappy dresser, so when she emerges from a discreet recess in her LA hotel room wearing nothing more elaborate than track-suit bottoms and a T-shirt with a cartoon dog on it, there's a moment of disappointment. Admittedly, the tracksuit bottoms are of the designer variety - the Sean John label run by her fellow hip-hop mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs ("It would make him very happy to know I was doing his advertising" Missy notes crisply, as if pondering a lost percentage) - but still, she seems a little casual.

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