It’s official! Yesterday Monday November 8, five-time Grammy winner Missy Elliot added to her enviable list of accolades as she was honored with a Walk of Fame star by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
The placard will be located in front of the famed Amoeba Records on Hollywood Blvd., dedicated in the recording category.
An excited Elliot took to Instagram on Saturday via Instagram to share her joy on the feat also encouraging her supporters to persevere through tough times:
“I am so Humbly Grateful???????????? #hollywoodwalkoffame????????????????????????????, Elliot wrote. “I’ve had to climb over many obstacles & I have been through a lot…but through the grace of God I never gave up even when times have been tough I have FOUGHT!”
“If I hadn’t I may not be receiving these accolades today… So that’s why I always try to ENCOURAGE each of you to keep PUSHING THROUGH when times get tough because your BLESSING may be right round the corner!” she continued. “I Thank God for fans like you all who have supported me from Day 1 just know that I am Humbly GRATEFUL.”
A live stream of the star’s unveiling will be available on the Walk of Fame website.
“Missy Elliott has broken through the barriers of the male-dominated Hip Hop world, and music industry as a whole, as she has led the way for many women who have followed in her footsteps,” said Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer Ana Martinez in a statement.
“She continues to break barriers year after year and we’re thrilled to be able to honor her on the Walk of Fame,” Martinez added.