Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

9. Missy ElliottThe Cookbook

Hits, Hits, Hits. It’s Missy, it’s The Cookbook, there’s nothing else to say really. What I like about Missy as a rapper is that she has fun. You can tell she wants people to feel good about themselves when they listen to her music. I understand that the usual New York perspective on rap is usually really heavy, talking about real shit, but i think it’s really nice to have something else.

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