The 25 Greatest Female Emcees
1. Missy Elliott---highly skilled rapper, producer, songwriter, and singer---has been successful in hip hop for over two decades. The five time Grammy Award winning entertainer has broken ground since her 1997 debut album, Supa Dupa Fly, becoming the only female rapper to have six platinum albums. In addition to crafting her own hits, she has produced rap hits for the like of MC Lyte, Yo-Yo, Trina, and Timbaland.