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In the clip, Wayne explains why the Portsmouth icon is #1 on his Top 5 Rappers List that includes Jay-Z, Goodie Mob, Biggie, and UGK.
“For me, it’s always going to be first, Missy Elliott,” he said. “She’s a huge influence of everything I’ve ever done.”
Missy responded graciously to the well-deserved praise from one of the most praised rappers of his era.
“Whenever @LilTunechi says my name in his interviews twitter don’t have enough space for me tosay my GRATEFULNESS because he is a LEGEND himself who birthed many emcees after him🙌🏾& as a man to acknowledge me as a big influence 4 him I send you love WAYNE💜”
This comes just weeks after the 4-time Grammy-winner commemorated her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“I’d come here 20-some years ago and just used to walk past all of these stars and just imagine,” she said during her acceptance speech. “It’s just a blessing to dream big and it truly happened. I’m truly standing here.”
Ciara and Lizzo came out to help introduce the star placed outside the new location of Amoeba Music on Hollywood Boulevard.
Elliott took to Instagram after the ceremony to post a picture of her with the star, telling anyone saying “it’s about time” that this was exactly how her big moment was meant to play out.
“VA all Day I love you #757🙌🏾 We here baby!” she began her caption. “And I know a lot of people say (Missy it’s bout Time) but this was the right time (God’s Timing)& I am Grateful! This is a moment that I shall never forget & all the people who have been on this journey with me through my ups and downs & sickness I want you all to know how much you mean to me💜💜💜.”
She continued, “I am still filled by seeing I have a star amongst so many other great Stars my heart is Smiling and I thank all my SuperFriends and all the female EMCEES before me thank you for being the foundation for me Queens👑 I am HUMBLED! #hollywoodwalkoffame.”