Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, Nelly, and More Celebrate Hip-Hop's 50th Anniversary With Epic Grammys Performance

The Grammy Awards celebrated Hip-Hop's 50th anniversary with appearances from Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, Questlove, Black Thought, and more.

Missy Elliott performing in 2019

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Missy Elliott performing in 2019

The Grammys commemorated the 50th anniversary of hip-hop with a star-studded performance and people watching at home lost their minds. 

Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes were just some of the titans of the genre who took the stage for the performance, which was produced by Questlove. 

Other hip-hop icons that performed include LL Cool J, Big Boi, De La Soul, DJ Drama, DJ Jazzy Jeff, GloRilla, Grandmaster Flash, Grandmaster Mele Mel & Scorpio/Ethiopian King, Ice-T, Lil Baby, The LOX, Method Man, Nelly, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, Rahiem, Rakim, RUN-DMC, Salt-N-Pepa and Spinderella, Scarface, Swizz Beatz, and Too $hort. Check out a ripped version of the performance below.

The segment was universally praised online, and as you can see from the following tweet, Jay-Z was clearly a fan of what he saw.

Check out some more, non Jay-Z reactions to the performance below. 

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