In 2003, Missy Elliott won her first Video Music Award for “Work It.” During her speech, the Virginia native said, “I’d like to thank God for giving me the talent and a creative mind.” Fast-forward 16 years later, and the music legend’s creativity has garnered her the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, which she’ll receive at MTV’s annual showcase on Monday (Aug. 26).
To keep the momentum on a thousand, Elliott not only released a five-track EP titledICONOLOGY, but she also dropped the video for the project’s lead track “Throw It Back.” The choreography is on full display from Earth to the moon, keeping in line with Elliott’s captivating moves and otherworldly
The Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee's project arrives 14 years after her last studio effort, The Cookbook. In 2015, the "Lose Control" rapper dropped a single titled "WTF (Where They From)" but since certain things in life will happen when it's meant to, 2019 proved to be the year of Missy Elliott domination.
Stream the full project below and watch the video above.