Essence to honor entertainment icon Missy Elliott at 2018 'Black Women In Music' Ceremony

Essence to honor entertainment icon Missy Elliott at 2018 'Black Women In Music' Ceremony

NEW YORK, NY (WMC) - Essence magazine will honor the multi-talented Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott at a pre-Grammy event next year.

In making the Thursday morning announcement, Essence says, "Missy Elliot's career as a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and dancer is one that has inspired popular culture for over two decades. ESSENCE is proud to announce the Grammy award-winning entertainment icon as our 2018 Black Women In Music honoree."

The event will take place on January 25, 2018, 3 days before the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.

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