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Supa Dupa Fly Missy ''Misdemeanor'' Elliott's songwriting resume reads like a who's who of contemporary R&B, and on her solo debut famous friends like Aaliyah repay...Supa Dupa FlyR&B, Hip-Hop/Rap Missy ''Misdemeanor'' Elliott's songwriting resume reads like a who's who of contemporary R&B, and on her solo debut famous friends like Aaliyah repay...1997-08-08
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Supa Dupa Fly

Genre: R&B, Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: Missy Elliott; Producer (group): Elektra; Status: In Season

Missy ”Misdemeanor” Elliott’s songwriting resume reads like a who’s who of contemporary R&B, and on her solo debut famous friends like Aaliyah repay the debt (Busta Rhymes and Lil’ Kim also cameo). But Elliott doesn’t need help on Supa Dupa Fly: She’s a wickedly innovative singer-rapper who favors expansive song structures and trip-hoppy textures. In the process, she creates an evocative space-age soul all her own. A-

Originally posted August 8 1997 — 12:00 AM EDT

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