February 18, 2015


Hear Missy Elliott Remix Skrillex & Diplo's "Take Ü There"

Last September, Jack Ü (a.k.a. the superduo of Skrillex and Diplo) released one of the best songs of 2014 with "Take Ü There" featuring Kiesza. Today, the brilliantly jarring EDM track gets the Super Bowl halftime show MVP Missy Elliott thrown in the mix.

"Take Ü There" stood out for its atypical song structure—namely, when Kiesza's belts transform into a breakdown of brassy horns, hip hop chants and samples of children shouting. Missy lays down a classic-sounding verse over the spastic beat with more fire than we've heard from her in years. There's loads of memorable lines, but our favorite is probably "When you touchin' on my tushie, Salt-N-Pepa wanna 'Push It.'"

The "Take Ü There" rework is the first new music we've heard from the veteran MC, who looks poised to make a major comeback in 2015. 

Longtime collaborator Timbaland recently confirmed an album is on the way and that Missy's concocting the plans for her return. "She got the first single, it's just a matter of when she wants to do it," the super producer told Rolling Stone. "We got the hollow-tip bullet in the gun. We have the game-changer right there...It's something you ain't never heard Missy do. It sounds today, but the future."