July 15, 2012
Supa Dupa Fly turns 15
On July 15, 1997, the debut album from Missy Elliott was released.
With the release of Supa Dupa Fly, Missy Elliott became one of the most prominent female rappers. Steve Huey of Allmusic felt that the album was "arguably the most influential album ever released by a female hip-hop artist", calling it a "boundary-shattering postmodern masterpiece".
The album earned two Grammy Award nominations: Best Rap Album and Best Rap Solo Performance for The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly).
psychology celebrates the anniversary of Missy's introduction to the world by digging in the archives & dropping The Diamond In The Rough: The Missy Elliott Session.