Missy Elliott, known for her groundbreaking contributions to the music industry, has announced her first headlining tour. The “Out of This World – The Missy Elliott Experience” tour will traverse North America this summer. The tour promises an unforgettable experience for fans, with fellow music luminaries Busta Rhymes, Ciara and Timbaland joining her.

“This is an incredible time in my life as I am experiencing so many milestone ‘firsts.’ Being the FIRST female Hip Hop artist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and now going out on my FIRST headline tour,” Elliott said in a news release. “Fans have been asking me to tour forever but I wanted to wait until I felt the time was right because I knew if I was ever going to do it, I had to do it big, and I had to do it with family! So get ready to be taken OUT OF THIS WORLD with me, Busta Rhymes, Ciara, and Timbaland! We can’t wait to share this experience with the fans!”

This tour marks another milestone in Elliott’s career. Elliott is a timeless artist and her legacy consists of achievements and influence in the music industry. As the first female rapper inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, she has enduring impact and undeniable talent.

Elliott’s influence extends far beyond accolades and awards. Throughout her career, she continually pushed boundaries and redefined the music landscape. From her early days with Timbaland to her solo success, the music icon consistently shattered stereotypes. She also paved the way for future generations of artists.

“People wouldn’t do the videos they are doing today if it wasn’t for [her],” Timbaland said, highlighting Missy’s pioneering vision and fearless creativity.

Elliott’s influence is evident across generations and genres. She has left an indelible mark on the culture, inspiring countless artists to embrace their uniqueness and push boundaries. From her chart-topping hits to her many achievements, Elliott proved that she’s an undeniable force in the music industry.