Missy Elliott has reflected on creating the iconic music video for her track ‘The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)’, recalling a slight wardrobe mishap on the shoot day.
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In the video for the 1997 song the rapper wears an inflatable black leather bodysuit, which is shot in a high angle fish-eye lens.
Reflecting on the video being ranked the number one greatest hip-hop video of all time by Rolling Stone, the rapper shared on Twitter: “Fun fact I had to go to a gas station in Brooklyn NY to get air in this blow up suit & the suit blew up so big I couldn’t fit in the car so I had to walk back to set down the street in this outfit in BROOKLYN. dem ppl was riding pass like she must be high.”
“High as a kite,” she joked in a follow-up tweet. “I wonder if anybody from Brooklyn saw me that day walking down the street in that hot ass suit. if you look at the music video it had deflated by the time I got back to set so some scenes the suit flat after all that walking.”
Sharing clips of the music video, Elliott went on: “Funfact about the blow up suit deflating so the first lil clip is after they had to keep blowing the suit up but the second clip you can see the suit…