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Missy Elliott's influence felt at FYF Fest, 20 years after her debut

Missy Elliott's influence felt at FYF Fest, 20 years after her debut

Missy Elliott's influence felt at FYF Fest, 20 years after her debut

By Gerrick D. Kennedy

July 23, 2017

Missy Elliot on the Main Stage day one of the FYF Fest at Exposition Park. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times

“Back to the lesson at hand,” Missy Elliott said midway through her headlining set on Friday’s opening night of the FYF Fest at Exposition Park, the rapper’s first full-length performance in the U.S. in about a decade.

Having already performed a dizzying selection of her slickest work — “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” “One...

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