Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Black Music MagazineBlack Music Magazine
0

News

Missy Elliott Celebrates 51st Birthday And ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ 25th Anniversary With Intimate Bash

Missy Elliott has a lot to celebrate these days. Not only did the newly minted Hollywood Walk of Fame recipient observe her 51st birthday, but she also commemorated the 25th anniversary of her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly

In a specially curated event from her longtime manager and friend, Mona Scott-Young’s Monami Entertainment (and in partnership with PATRÓN), Elliott memorialized two other major feats. She received a custom plaque presented by Atlantic Records, honoring her debut release, and was presented with a plaque from RIAA for being the only solo female Hip-Hop artist ever to have six, certified platinum studio albums.

“It was amazing. I saw some of my peers that I hadn’t seen in a long time. So, it was really fun reconnecting with them – and the dancers, you know I love a good dance segment. It was chill, everyone was vibing; it just felt really good to be there,” Elliott shared with ESSENCE.

Scott-Young added, “This celebration not only commemorated the mind-blowing multi-milestones in Missy’s iconic career, it also presented a pinnacle moment for me personally as it marked 26 years of sisterhood and friendship. I am incredibly blessed every day to have the opportunity to collaborate with the creative genius that is Missy Elliott as she is so much more than a client; she is one of my closest friends. It was an absolute pleasure to partner with PATRÓN to give Missy her much deserved flowers and celebrate her monumental achievements!”

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

In addition to Scott-Young being in attendance, Elliott celebrated the lavish white and platinum-themed event alongside Timbaland, Lil Kim, Trina, Lil Mo, Taraji P. Henson, Jermaine Dupri, Irv Gotti, Kandi Burris-Tucker, Laurieann Gibson, and more. Famed producer Bryan-Michael Cox served as DJ for the evening.

Guests enjoyed six special PATRÓN cocktails, all themed with Elliott’s albums including the signature cocktail, a PATRÓN Supa Dupa Fly Margarita.

Allie Bostwick, Global Director of Communications, Culture & Brand Partnerships at PATRÓN Tequila, shared, “At PATRÓN, we are proud to work with bold innovators who are at the top of their game – and there is no better embodiment than Missy Elliott. We are so thrilled to partner with Missy Elliott and Monami Entertainment to take part in such a legendary night where we celebrated 25 years of greatness. We raised a glass of PATRÓN to toast to Missy’s extraordinary successes and a Platinum-themed birthday celebration that we will never forget.”

Read More Vibe.com

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

Music

ATL-based Queen Of Da Souf rapper Latto releases her highly anticipated new album 777 via RCA Records – click here to listen. Her latest project includes her previously released tracks – the electric single “Wheelie” featuring 21...

News

Jaidyn, who also shares toddler son Javaughn J Porter with the ‘Thotiana’ rapper, takes to her Instagram account to share a glimpse of their...

News

Who would Chris Brown go up against in a Verzuz battle? We might find out soon. In a new interview with Big Boy on...

Events

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards celebrated its 37th year honoring excellence in Gospel music during an uplifting weekend of events, concluding with the live-taped ceremony on...

Advertisement