Missy Elliott Taught Me That It Was Okay For A Fat Woman To Feel Desire

In 1997, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott released Supa Dupa Fly (you can check the whole thing out on YouTube), a debut studio album that quickly went platinum. It was pretty immediately recognized for the treasure that it was — and that it remains because if you listen to it now, it still sounds amazing. Every release met with the same enthusiastic accolades.

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