Missy Elliott will be getting her own street named after her in Virginia. Missy was born and raised in Portsmouth. Portsmouth will rename a portion of McLean Street as Missy Elliot Boulevard; they will also present her with the key to the city, according to a city news release.
Missy will join officials to celebrate the city’s artistic culture community parade.
“We’re beyond proud of Missy’s accomplishments and so thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate her. Missy’s trailblazing career is a testament that when you dream big, anything is possible,” City Manager Tonya Chapman in the release.
Missy took to Instagram to express her happiness by saying, “humbly grateful” to be from Portsmouth. “I’m crying Tears of Joy. I have been BLESSED so much, but this right here hits my heart differently.”