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Rapsody, Leikeli47 Performing At Essence’s Missy Elliott Tribute

Late last year, Essence announced that they’ll be honoring hip-hop icon Missy Elliott at the 2018 Black Women in Music ceremony during Grammy week. The publication recently added that rappers Rapsody and Leikeli47 will honor the superstar at the event.

READ: Missy Elliot To Be Honored At Essence’s 2018 Black Women In Music Celebration

The ninth-annual celebration will be held on Jan. 25 at the Highline Ballroom in NYC. Rapsody, who is up for two awards at this year’s Grammy ceremony, is a favorite of Missy’s, who tweeted her praises of the Laila’s Wisdom MC late last year.

READ: Rapsody Keeps The Good Times Rolling In “Sassy” Video

Masked marvel Leikeli47 has also gotten the attention of the four-time Grammy winner, who has called her “super dope.” The feeling is also mutual for the Brooklynite.

READ: Leikeli47 Brings Creativity And Vigor On Her Debut Album, ‘Wash & Set’

“[Missy is] a walking legend,” she said in a 2015 interview. “I’m stuttering! She’s that dope! She’s that ill! She’s the reason why I’m here, I’m one of Missy’s kids…”

Looks like this tribute will be in great hands.

Excited to join @essence and @Leikeli47 in honoring the ICON and legend, @missymisdemeanorelliott at this year’s Essence Black Women in Music Tribute! You deserve all the 🌹🌹🌹🌹!! #ThankYouMissy, love…..the culture!

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✨Excited to announce that I’ll be performing at the Essence Black Women In Music event honoring a 757 legend aka the brilliant Missy Misdemeanor Elliot during Grammy week. Thank you Essence for including @Rapsody and myself in such a prestigious event. 💜🙏🏿✨#blackwomeninmusic

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