Sep 2012 21

Debates debates, but Missy Misdemeanour and Timbaland go positively ham on their latest single drops this week. The first of two, ‘Triple Threat’ is a little like Under Construction-era Missy and Tim employing trappy bass ‘relentlessness’, turning over a benchpress-ready update of ‘Bounce’ from Shock Value Vol. 1. Riding a solid platter of latter day Timmy ingredients thrown into a usual high-def blender, Elliot pretty much shuts the lady-rap game down. Sure, there’s no “Ra-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta” going on here, but after fifteen years we’re still dealing with one of the most successful, iconic and purely dynamic female emcees of all time. Her most 31st century creative outpouring? Maybe not. Weatherproof? Definitely. Let’s look forward to the video…

Make sure you check out also ‘9th Inning’ here. Probably the more canny of the two cuts, deadly on all counts & album track-worthy. Both are available on iTunes now as seventh album Block Party is expected soon.