October 27, 2015


"WTF": Hear 30 Seconds of Missy Elliott's New Song With Pharrell

Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

NFL fans are really lucking out on the first-look preview front lately. Last week's Monday Night Football viewers saw the world premiere of the third and final trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. This week, the same show teased some new Missy Elliott featuring Pharrell; it's inventively titled "WTF (Where They From)."

At this moment, it's hard parsing out feelings about the future single other than "ENTHUSIASTIC," but we can confidently say it's a good song to play over 30 seconds of basketball highlights:

ESPN says "WTF (Where They From)" will appear on the channel's "NBA game and studio coverage throughout the early part of the season." Whenever this thing drops, it'll be the first Missy solo song since 2012's two Timbaland-featuring joints, "Triple Threat" and "9th Inning." It's been more than 10 years since her last album, July 2005's The Cookbook. This year she's featured on tracks by Skrillex and Diplo's Jack Ü, Ciara (alongside Pitbull) and Janet Jackson.

And there was, of course, that time she ran away with Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show: