Missy Elliot Honored in her hometown Portsmouth VA, Keys to the City & Street Renaming ‘Missy Elliot Blvd.’

Portsmouth Virginia has renamed McLean Street to ‘Missy Elliott Boulevard”. Monday, 10/17/22, there was a pep rally, open to the public, at Manor High School where Missy Elliott graduated. After the pep rally there was a VIP reception at the Renaissance Hotel located in downtown Portsmouth.

Pep Rally – Photos taken by Queenie’s Blog CEO
Reception for Missy Elliott

“We’re beyond proud of Missy’s accomplishments and so thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate her,” said City Manager Tonya Chapman in the release. “Missy’s trailblazing career is a testament that when you dream big, anything is possible.”

On Instagram, the five-time Grammy winner expressed her excitement about the street name and called herself “humbly grateful” to be from Portsmouth.

“I’m crying Tears of Joy,” Elliott wrote. “I have been BLESSED so much but this right here hits my heart differently.”


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Controversial football star Colin Kaepernick accused his white adoptive parents of perpetuating racism in a new interview. The former NFL star told CBS Chicago he struggled growing up in a “problematic” household, a throughline he details in his upcoming graphic novel, “Change the Game.” “I know my parents loved me, but there were still very problematic things…


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