Missy Elliott Is a Model in Marc Jacobs’ Fall 2016 Ad Campaign
Missy Elliott and Marc Jacobs take to Instagram to announce their new collaboration. The 44-year-old rapper/singer is a model in the popular fashion label's fall 2016 ad campaign. View Marc Jacobs' photo above, and scroll down to view Missy's.
Jacobs praises Missy in his post, stating, "From the moment I heard The Rain back in 1997, I was entranced by the genius rhythms and brilliant rhymes of Missy Elliott. Missy’s music has kept me and my design team happily energized through countless weekdays, weeknights and weekends during those long hours of sketching, fitting, styling and doing looks."
The 53-year-old New York-based designer adds, "In addition to the boundless energy of her music are the visually pulsating and wildly cartoon-like music videos she made in collaboration with the talented and visionary, Hype Williams. I am in continued awe of Missy’s ability to push the boundaries of the style of music both to the eye and to the ear. It was a dream of mine to work with her and I'm happy to share this portrait by David Sims for our Fall '16 campaign."
Yesterday (June 14), VH1 announced that Missy Elliott will be the second female artist honored at its upcoming honors show, VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens. In case you missed it, check out Misdemeanor in XXL's list of 50 Fire Hip-Hop Albums You Need to Listen to This Summer. XXL also recently ranked every single Missy Elliott album.
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