Rapstress-Turnt-Actress: 9 Amazing Female Rappers to Watch on Screen


The Mystic: Missy Elliot

Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot’s music videos are cinematic feats full of psychedelic  eye candy. She has translated the trippy power of her image to the movie arena in small roles, such as playing Diva in 2001’s “Pootie Tang,” and her own fabulous self in the films “Honey” (2003) and “Just for Kicks” (2005). But will Missy make moves into richer forms of celluloid expression?  As a highly unique rapstress with a positive message – and the power to communicate visually — she would make a great movie star. We hope she gets into the mix.