Missy Elliott

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MISSY ELLIOTT

Born: July 1, 1971 (age 41), Portsmouth VirginiaFull name: Melissa Arnette Elliott| Missy Elliot is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. Five-time Grammy award winner, and record sales of over 30 million in the United States. Elliott is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), including double platinum for her 2002 album Under Construction. Elliott is known for a series of hits and diverse music videos, including "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)”, “Hot Boyz”, “Get Ur Freak On”, “One Minute Man”, “4 My People”, “Work it”, “Pass That Dutch” and “Lose Control”. In addition, she has worked extensively as a songwriter and producer for other artists, both alone and with her fellow producer and childhood friend Timbaland with whom she received her first production credit on R&B singer Ginuwine’s199 6's album Ginuwine The Bachelor.

Elliott is an only child who experienced intense personal conflict as a child. Elliott was the victim of sexual abuse by an older cousin when she was eight years old, and she frequently witnessed her father physically abusing her mother. She recalled to Entertainment Weekly 's Rob Brunner: "I never wanted to go stay at my friends' houses because I always thought my father would beat my mother up or kill her or something." In spite of such traumatic events, Elliott has recalled lighter moments as a music-obsessed youngster. She remembers shutting herself in her room and pretending to be a superstar singer. She told Kevin Chappell of Ebony: "When I was four, I used to sing to my doll babies.

They had rotating arms, I used to lift them up and pretend that they were clapping for me." She had little interest in schoolwork, preferring instead to listen to music, imitate her musical heroes—like Michael Jackson—in the mirror, and write songs.

This song, refers to Missy Elliot’s Life, and how it says, “ I can’t stand the Rain!!” Meaning I cant stand this anymore, I want out, or I want it to end, or like I’m trapped I cant get out because I cant stop the rain etc.

The Rain

(rock the joint)
Me I'm supa fly (uh-huh)
Supa dupa fly (uh-huh)
Supa dupa fly
{singing} I can't stand the rain!

(uh) Me I'm supa fly (uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window
Supa dupa fly (uh-huh)
Supa dupa fly
{singing} I can't stand the rain!

(uh) Me I'm supa fly (uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window
Supa dupa fly (uh-huh)
Supa dupa fly
{singing} I can't stand the rain!

(uh-huh) Me I'm supa fly (uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window

When the rain hits my window
I take and {inhale, cough} me some indo
Me and Timbaland, ooh, we sang a jangle
We so tight, that you get our styles Tango
Sway on dosie-do like you loco
{singing} Can we get kinky tonight?
Like CoCo, so-so
You don't wanna play with my Yo-Yo
I smoke my hydro on the dee-low

{singing} I can't stand the rain! (uh-huh, uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window (against my window)
{singing} I can't stand the rain! (uh-huh, uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window (against my window)
{singing} I can't stand the rain! (uh-huh, uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window (against my window)
{singing} I can't stand the rain! (uh-huh, uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window (say what?)

Yeah..
Beep beep, who got the keys to the Jeep? V-r-rrrrrrrooooom!
(uh-huh) I'm drivin to the beach
Top down, loud sounds, see my peeps (uhh)
Give them pounds, now look who it be (who it be)
It be me me me and Timothy (me me!)
Look like it's bout to rain, what a shame (uh-huh)
I got the Armor-All to shine up the stain
Oh Missy, try to maintain
Icky-icky-icky-icky-icky-icky-icky..

{singing} I can't stand the rain! (uh-huh, uh-huh)
(uh-huh)
{singing} I can't stand the rain! (say what? uh-huh, uh-huh) {singing} 'gainst my window (uh-huh)
{singing} I can't stand the rain! (uh-huh, uh-huh)
{singing} 'gainst my window (yeah)
{singing} I...
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