Jun 27, 2011

Sneak Peak: Missy Elliott "Behind The Music"

As you all know, Missy Elliott's "Behind The Music" episode will be airing on Wednesday, June 29th at 10/9c. We've been waiting a while to finally be able to watch this and its finally here.

In this episode, Missy tracks the rocky road to stardom of one of hip hop's most pioneering, successful female hip hop artists. Born in Virginia, Missy Elliott's childhood was plagued by poverty, horrific domestic abuse between her father and mother, and sexual abuse at the age of eight. Hear candid stories about how Missy used these hardships for motivation and eventually came to terms with her past, even reaching out to her father for the first time since childhood. Also learn how Missy gained a new outlook after the tragic death of close friend Aaliyah and almost losing her own life to a health crisis.

Interviews with family, friends, industry executives, and music luminaries including Timbaland, Ciara, and Mary J. Blige contribute personal stories to this in-depth profile of a truly groundbreaking and gifted artist.

Watch the sneak peak here: