R&B singer and songwriter Teyana Taylor’s eldest daughter, Iman ‘Junie’ Tayla Shumpert Jr., wowed one of the best female rappers in the music industry Missy Elliott with her inspiring dance moves.
Teyana Taylor’s 5-year-old daughter, ‘Junie’, accompanied Missy Elliott’s song ‘Throw It Back’, imitating the dance figures she has seen in the video. This sweet footage of her would be recorded by her mother Teyana and sent to Missy Elliott.
‘Throw It Back’ is one of the songs from Missy Elliott’s Iconology album released in 2019, and the song was watched by close to 25 million people on Youtube.
Missy Elliott shared this video on Twitter and did not hide her reaction. The iconic rapper addressed Junie’s dance and her creativity and left a great note by saying that ‘I was like wow.’
Here’s what Missy Elliott said:
“Big shout out to Lil Junie. Teyanna said she loved my music & videos and sent me clips & I was like WOW! Especially when you cab reach so many generations! I’m HUMBLED! Here’s a Lil thread of Junie who is a Lil Star! #ThrowItBack she hittin it!”
Teyana Taylor also reacted to the rapper’s first reaction and wrote:
“Love you sis!!! Keep inspiring all of us!!!!”
Check out the Twitter posts below.
Big shout out to Lil Junie🙌🏾👏🏾🔥 Teyanna said she loved my music & videos and sent me clips & I was like WOW! Especially when you cab reach so many generations! I’m HUMBLED!🙏🏾Here’s a lil thread of Junie who is a lil Star! #ThrowItBack she hittin it!🔥 pic.twitter.com/NxpQHSfwrT
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) February 13, 2021
Love you sis!!! Keep inspiring all of us!!!! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 https://t.co/S8ANcizTkU
— TEYANA M.J. SHUMPERT (@TEYANATAYLOR) February 14, 2021