Weezy has always shown Missy love and after being asked to name his Top 5 rappers, he said: “It’s always gonna be first Missy Elliott.”
Lil Wayne was asked to name his Top 5 rappers of all time, and immediately out of the gate, Missy’s name was given.
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“It’s always gonna be first Missy Elliott. She’s a huge influence on everything I’ve ever done. JAY-Z is the best ever to speak. Biggie, obviously. Then I have the whole Goodie Mob. Then I have UGK.” The praise wasn’t missed by Missy who once again took to Twitter to verbalize her gratitude for Wayne’s repeated recognition.
“Whenever @LilTunechi says my name in his interviews twitter don’t have enough space for me tosay my GRATEFULNESS because he is a LEGEND himself who birthed many emcees after him[raised hands emoji],” she wrote. “[And] as a man to acknowledge me as a big influence 4 him I send you love WAYNE[purple heart emoji].”
It’s always great to see artists show one another genuine love for years on end, so check out the clip of Wayne dropping his Top 5 and check out Missy’s response below.