Missy Elliot Inducted Into The Rock Hall

Written by on May 4, 2023

Now this music news is Supa Dupa Fly! Missy Elliot recently made history by becoming the first female rapper to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! In order to be

MISSY ELLIOT at the 2003 Vibe Awards in Santa Monica, CA. November 20, 2003 Paul Smith / Featureflash

considered, an artist must have their music out for at least 25 years. This isn’t the first time Missy Elliot has made history, though!

Some of Missy Elliot’s achievements include:

  • 5 Grammy Awards
  • More than 30 million records sold worldwide
  • 200+ songs written and produced,
  • First female rapper with six platinum albums,
  • First female rapper to win the MTV Video Vanguard Award,
  • BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award and VH1’s Hip Hop Honors.

In an Instagram post Missy Elliot said: 

I want to say this is HUGE not for just me but all my Sisters in HIPHOP this door is now OPEN to showcase the hard work that many of us WOMEN contribute to MUSIC.

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