Missy Elliott, who has been marked as the best-selling female rapper in Nielsen Music history, went to social media to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her hit ‘Get Ur Freak On.’
On March 4, Missy Elliott, born Melissa Arnette Elliott, took to her verified Instagram account and released a short clip from the music video for the song produced by herself and Timbaland and added a caption to mark the day. As known, the said song was released on March 6, 2001, as the first single of her third studio album.
In her message, Elliott wished everyone a happy ‘Get Ur Freak On’ anniversary, and then added:
“👻20 YEARS OLD TODAY!!!!!WHAT😳🔥🔥🔥🔥 This still 20 YEARS AHEAD of the game!”
As the rapper stated in her caption, the song re-entered Billboard 40, a decade after its original run. Following focusing on this achievement, Missy continued as follows:
“I stand 10 toes down🦶🏽🦶🏽if you have ever danced to this song tag me I wanna see it gotta be fire tho🔥🤣 “
Following the post, her fans’ reaction is also worth seeing; they stated that both the song and the music video are legendary. Here are some of these comments:
“Missy I promise you had my entire childhood LIT! 😩🔥”
“Missy I always loved how you previewed another song on your album at the end of your music videos! that lick shots snippet at the end of this video was HOT🔥”
“Thank you Missy! The song and video are iconic! No one does this like Missy!!❤️”
As fans might remember, the song was listed 17th on NME “150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years” and 14th on Rolling Stone‘s Best Songs of the Decade ranking more than 10 years after its release.