For quite some time now fans of Missy Elliott have been starving for new music and the she’s finally delivered. As the legendary rapper gears up for a celebratory end to August, Elliott delivered her new Iconology album on Friday along with a music video for the new “Throw It Back.” single.
The Virginia native announced the full length on Thursday afternoon as simply a “collection of songs”, encouraging her fans to enjoy the fresh recordings: “Let’s #ThrowItBack to a time when music just felt good and made us want to dance! Sincerely, Dr. Melissa ‘Missy’ Elliott #ICONOLOGY.” She finished by thanking them in a nod to what’ll take place the VMAs: “This year has been a tremendous year for me…I am humbled and grateful. THANK YOU for allowing me to smell the roses. You, my fans, and God are the reason I am here and have celebrated every milestone with me!”
Check out the celebratory video that came along with her “collection” here.