Watch: Missy Elliott Dishes on Being Sick During VMAs Performance, Hiatus/Sickness, Possible Vegas Residency, Friendship w/ Janet Jackson & More w/ Angie Martinez

Posted August 29, 2019

image via Missy Elliott Instagram

Following her epic performance at the MTV VMAs on Sunday, Icon Missy Elliott visited her pal Angie Martinez at Power 105 to dish on being honored with the Video Vanguard Award, new music, and more.

Missy revealed that to the surprise of many, she was sick while performing on Sunday and had to go to the hospital just hours before her performance.

She also dished on not releasing an album for the past 14 years, and the pressure to live up to her past success and music. On the subject of being out of the spotlight, she opened up on her battle with Graves disease during that time and friends that helped her get through it.

On the new artists out she dished on who she likes out of the crop of newer artists including City Girls, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion and mentoring acts like Lizzo.

She also dished on saving her money and encouraging artist to be wise with their spending, a possible Vegas residency and much more. Get into it below.

After making a surprise announcement on Thursday (Aug. 22) that her highly anticipated new project
After almost 15 years of fans waiting tirelessly for a new album, Missy Elliott is
images via Missy Twitter/Instagram Following the news that the Grammy Award-winning
image via Missy Instagram Last year there were unconfirmed reports that

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