Missy in Action: Missy Elliott
Ted Kessler, Observer Music Monthly, 5 August 2001
As a child, Missy Elliott sent daily letters and tapes to her heroes Michael and Janet Jackson, asking them to save her from abuse and poverty. They never wrote back. Now, ironically, the tables have turned and it is Missy who's writing the hits and calling the shots.
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