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DJ COTTON HERE MIX: Best Of Missy Elliot #GiveNGoMix

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Fresh off her show stealing Super Bowl appearance,  here’s a dope mix for ya.

01. The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
02. Hot Boyz
03. Sock It 2 Me
04. All In My Grill
05. Hit Em Wit Da Hee feat. Lil Kim
06. Pussycat
07. Steelo
08. The Things You Do feat. Gina Thompson
09. Cold Rock A Party
10. Lick Shots
11. One Minute Man
12. Let It Go
13. Heartbreaker
14. Work It
15.  Get Ur Freak It
16. Get Ur Freak On
17. Not Tonight (Ladies Night Remix)
18. Gossip Folks
19. 4 My People
20. Beep Me 911
21. Take Away
22. Nobody Is Perfect
23. U Can’t Resist
24. Up Jumps Da Boogie
25. Without Me
26. Lose Control
27. Push
28. 1, 2 Step
29. Is That Your Chick

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CLASSIC CUT: Missy Elliot ft Da Brat – Sock It 2 Me (1997)

Back when Missy and Busta were battling to see who could have the wilder Hype Williams video (can anybody even afford him in their budget nowadays?). Love the Mega Man theme even though it had absolutely nothing to do with the song lol. And this is one of those instances where the edited version is waaaay better than the album version (mainly Da Brat’s parts). I just noticed that Brat’s verse had absolutely nothing to do with the theme of this song and she just picked a random verse from her rhyme book…but she still bumped it nevertheless.

Missy’s an hip-hop abnormality because for all intents and purposes, she shouldn’t have been a star with her body type, especially competing with vixens like Lil Kim (who co-stars in this video) and Foxy. Plus she wasn’t the greatest singer in the world. But, her lyrics and personality was so fun that she made you forget about all that.

Interesting tidbit: This song has the same sample (“Ready or Not, Here I Come (Can’t Hide From Love)” by the Delfonics) as Three 6 Mafia’s “Who Run It”