‘Missy Elliott Boulevard:’ Rapper’s hometown renames road

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Starting Monday, Virginians will have the ability to “Work It” on a road named after hip-hop star Missy Elliott.

Portsmouth, the place the award-winning rapper was born and raised, will rename a portion of McLean Street as Missy Elliott Boulevard and current her with a key to town, according to a city news release.

Elliott additionally will be a part of officers for a group parade to have fun town’s inventive tradition.

“We’re past happy with Missy’s accomplishments and so thrilled to have the chance to have fun her,” stated City Manager Tonya Chapman within the launch. “Missy’s trailblazing profession is a testomony that whenever you dream massive, something is feasible.”

On Instagram, the five-time Grammy winner expressed her excitement concerning the road identify and known as herself “humbly grateful” to be from Portsmouth.

“I’m crying Tears of Joy,” Elliott wrote. “I’ve been BLESSED a lot however this proper right here hits my coronary heart otherwise.”

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