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DMX and Missy Elliott Remember Aaliyah

DMX and Aaliyah

Eleven years ago today, the music industry was shaken when Aaliyah died in a tragic plane crash in the Bahamas at the age of 22. Two of her closest friends, Missy Elliott and DMX, remember her on the anniversary of her death.

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Missy Elliott Had ‘No Clue’ About Aaliyah Album

Missy Elliott and Aaliyah

Missy Elliott and Timbaland have become synonymous with Aaliyah’s music. So it came as a surprise when Missy revealed that she did not even know that a posthumous album was in the works.

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Timbaland and Missy Elliott Will Be Involved in Aaliyah Album

Timbaland and Missy Elliott

Timbaland and Missy Elliott helped craft Aaliyah’s trademark sound, and now fans will be able to hear them make magic once again on a posthumous album.

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New Music: M.I.A. f/ Missy Elliott & Azealia Banks – ‘Bad Girls (N.A.R.S. Remix)’

Azealia Banks and Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott and Rye Rye joined M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” club on the Switch remix to her single, which debuted yesterday. Now Azealia Banks polishes off a rapid-fire verse for the Danja-produced N.A.R.S. remix.

“Bitches tried to shimmy my shake/ Bitches tried to Diddy my Ma$e,” spits the firecracker femcee, while Missy’s bars from the Switch mix remain the same.

Both remixes can be found on M.I.A.’s Bad Girls – The Remixes EP, hitting iTunes on July 3. For $50, you can also purchase the gold-plated USB key necklace with the Switch, Danja, and Leo Justi remixes, plus bonus content.

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New Music: M.I.A. f/ Missy Elliott & Rye Rye – ‘Bad Girls (Switch Remix)’

Bad Girls (Remix)

Live fast, die young. Missy Elliott and Rye Rye do it well on the Switch-produced remix to M.I.A.’s single “Bad Girls,” which features vocals from the Sri Lankan rapper’s three-year-old son Ikhyd.

If you’re wondering what happened to Azealia Banks, she will appear on the Danja-produced N.A.R.S. remix featuring Missy. You can find the Switch, Danja, and Leo Justi versions on Bad Girls – The Remixes, available July 3.

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Lil’ Kim Hints at Tour with Missy Elliott and Eve

Lil' Kim

Lil’ Kim has been making her way across the country on her “Return of the Queen” tour. During a stop in Chicago, the Queen Bee visited Power 92 where she sat down for an interview with Tone Kapone. When she wasn’t flirting with the on-air host, she discussed her book, new single, and hinted at an upcoming tour with Missy Elliott and Eve.

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Lil’ Kim Brings Out Missy Elliott and Eve at ‘Return of the Queen’ Tour

Sandra Denton, Eve, Lil' Kim, and Missy Elliott

Lil’ Kim kicked off her “Return of the Queen” tour with some fellow members of hip-hop royalty. The Queen Bee had the Paradise Theater in the Bronx buzzing when she brought Eve and Missy Elliott to the stage to perform “Hot Boyz.”

The crowd went wild as Eve delivered her verse from the 1999 single, while a shy Missy danced on stage in a cloud of smoke. Kimmy Blanco also rubbed elbows with Drita Davanzo of VH1’s “Mob Wives,” Juelz Santana, Cassidy, and Mr. Cheeks, who joined her on “The Jump Off.”

“This was my night ya’ll!!” tweeted Eve. “@LilKim who killed it onstage tonight!!! @MissyEllliott and Pepa from Salt and Pep.”

Check out footage from the rap divas’ reunion below.

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