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27. Missy Elliott "Work It" (2002)

Director: Dave Meyers
Album: Under Construction

Timbaland looks legitimately crazy in the first 10 seconds of "Work It" that is, until you see the rest of the video complete with bees (Yes, those were real), crazy dance moves, and Missy in a denim get-up with Aaliyah's face on the back of it. Watching the dancers infiltrated throughout Missy's video is mesmerizing, but Missy's performance is career-defining. So is the performance by the little white girl breakdancing. You can tell Missy had fun on set-and we can assure you she did: director David Myers forgot to replace the glass of wine with a glass of water during the restaurant scene and Missy ended up speaking damn near gibberish when she met Janet Jackson on set that day.

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