Zack de la Rocha of RATM / Missy Elliott / Kate Bush / George Michael

Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, George Michael, Willie Nelson, Rage Against the Machine, and the Spinners will be inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Performer category. Chaka Khan, Al Kooper, and Bernie Taupin will receive the Musical Excellence Award, DJ Kool Herc and Link Wray will be presented with the Musical Influence Award, and Don Cornelius is getting the Ahmet Ertegun Award, Billboard reports. Rolling Stone is angry - the classic rock media insists heavy metal should get its proper number of places in the Hall of Fame.

We want them all, and we want them now
February 02, 2023

Rage Against the Machine, Missy Elliott, Kate Bush nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

Great musicians nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2023: Iron Maiden, George Michael, Soundgarden, Missy Elliott, Rage Against the Machine, A Tribe Called Quest, Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, the White Stripes, Cyndi Lauper, Warren Zevon, Willie Nelson, and the Spinners. Joy Division and New Order are nominated together for first-time Rock Hall consideration.

Charlie Parker / Salt-n-Pepa / Missy Elliott

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce selection panel announced the members of the next Walk Of Fame class, coming from the music world they are: rapper/singer/producer Missy Elliott; jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker (posthumous); female rap pioneers Salt-N-Pepa; pop-rock singer Kelly Clarkson; opera singer Luciano Pavarotti (posthumous); longtime radio deejay Big Boy; mellow-soul band The Chi-Lites; classical singer Sarah Brightman.

Must watch this
February 03, 2020

Rappers dominate Super Bowl commercials

In Super Bowl commercials it was mostly beers, sodas, snacks, and cars, and - rappers. H.E.R. and Missy Elliot linked up with Pepsi singing their version of Rolling Stones' 'Paint It Black'; Post Malone starred in two Bud Light commercials, Lil Nas X and Sam Elliott are dancing cowboys as Billy Ray Cyrus plays his guitar in a Doritos Cool Ranch commercial; LeBron James is the face of the new GMC Hummer EV; MC Hammer ironically stars in a new commercial for Cheetos singing his popular line “Can’t touch this”; The Roots were featured in a commercial alongside Jimmy Fallon in a funny spot.

Missy Elliott came through with a new project today (Aug. 23) titled 'Iconology', containing 5 new songs, 14 years after her last album 'The Cook Book'. She also dropped a music video for one of the project's tracks, 'Throw It Back' (watch here). Missy announced it yesterday as a "collection of songs", writing "Let’s #ThrowItBack to a […]

Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliott received honorary degrees at Berklee College of Music on Saturday in Boston. Missy Elliott is the first hip-hop artist to receive this honor from Berklee, and broke down in tears before offering words of wisdom to Berklee's graduating class: "I just want y'all to know, there will be ups and downs. If […]