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Missy Elliott: This Is Not a Test!

Nick Southall, Stylus, 1 December 2003

Miss E… So Addictive, spearheaded by the epochal 'Get Ur Freak On', marked a zenith for Missy Elliott and her long-term conspirator Tim Mosley, as they presented a panoply of liquid-digital Asiatic acid-hop that saw good on their early promise to revolutionise the face of hip hop and, therefore, popular music as a whole.

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