Can you believe that next year marks 12 whole years since we’ve had a Missy Elliott album?
The woman known as Misdemeanor has always been a trendsetter — something the game is really missing right now. Whether it’s her otherworldy rhymes or underrated harmonies, Missy constantly innovates every time she blesses us with new music.
While we patiently await her next album, let’s count down Missy’s 20 best tracks. This list will only focus on the tracks where she served as lead performer — we’ll look at her catalog of features next time. 

20. “Smooth Chick” (1999)

19. “Funky Fresh Dressed” feat Ms. Jade (2002)

18. “I'm Really Hot” (2004)

17. “Shake Your Pom Pom” (2008)

16. “You Don’t Know,” featuring Lil Mo (1999)

15. “Lick Shots” (2001)

14. “Hit ‘Em Wit Da Hee,” featuring Lil Kim (1997)

13. “Get Ur Freak On Remix” Feat Nelly Furtado (2001)

12. “Wake Up,” featuring Jay Z (2002)

11. “One Minute Man (remix)” featuring Jay Z (2002)

10. “Pussycat” (2002)

9. “She’s a B*tch” (1999)

8. “Gossip Folks,” featuring Ludacris (2002)

7. “Sock It 2 Me,” featuring Da Brat (1997)

6. “Hot Boyz (remix),” featNas, Eve, Q-Tip and Lil Mo (1999)

5. “All N My Grill,” featuring Nicole Wray and Big Boi (1999)

4. “Beep Me 911,” featuring 702 and Magoo (1997)

3. “Work It” (2002)

2. “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” (1997)

1. “Get Ur Freak On” (2001)