THE SUPERFRIENDS

The story of Missy Elliott &Timbaland isn’t just the story of Missy Elliott and Timbaland. It’s also the story of artists, writers and producers signed to Devante Swing’s Swing Mob label, and the offshoot of surviviors that became known as The Superfriends music collective.


MISSY ELLIOTT PT I

From meeting Tim in VA, through Swing Mob with her girls group, to her putting her stamp on the game as a writer/producer before she got her own solo deal.

MISSY ELLIOT PT II

Her growth as an established creative force, plus influence on and development of other female artists


TIMBALAND PT I

From Missy bringing him along when she got put on, through trauma and abuse in Da Bassment, to “Pony” defining a new sound, and he & Missy getting the shot of a lifetime with Aaliyah.

TIMBALAND PT II

Emerging from a deep depression after Aaliyah’s death, moving more into the pop space, and becoming a global superproducer.



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