Missy Elliott

Uncle Waffles and Missy Elliott. Image via Instagram @unclewaffles_/ @missymisdemeanorelliott

‘Big tingz soon’: Missy Elliott shows love to Uncle Waffles [watch]

‘Goals’: Famous Swaziland-born Amapaino disc jockey Uncle Waffles got a shout from American star Missy Elliott.

Missy Elliott

Uncle Waffles and Missy Elliott. Image via Instagram @unclewaffles_/ @missymisdemeanorelliott

American rapper and singer Missy Elliott — real name Melissa Arnette Elliott had X (the social media platform formally known as Twitter) buzzing on Wednesday, 27 September after giving international disc jockey Lungelihle Zwane aka Uncle Waffles her flowers.


Missy Elliott is one of America’s female rap icons from the late 1990s to early 2000s. She’s best known for her hit songs Hot Boyz, Work It, Get Ur Freak On, and more. She recently took to her timelines and boasted about having seen Uncle Waffles perform which had South African netizens’ jaws-dropped.

She hinted about working on something with Uncle Waffles and also teased about coming to South Africa soon.

@unclewaffffles big up👽🛸👋🏾 I went to see her play her set the other night & she always be snappin on the DJ tip. She smash up da place🔥🔥. Hopefully big tingz soon🙌🏾,” Missy Elliott wrote.

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Uncle Waffles is currently on her third tour in the states this year. According to her schedule, this month, she has been busy touring all over America and Canada. In June, she represented all Amapiano female DJs when she attended the BET Awards in Los Angeles wearing a shimmering silver crystal gown by local designer Ryan Keys, SowetanLIVE reported. Other South African stars said to have been spotted at the famous international event were Bonnie Mbuli and Pabi Cooper.

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Missy Elliott
Uncle Waffles and Missy Elliott. Image via Instagram @unclewaffles_/ @missymisdemeanorelliott


“Waffles getting a shout from THE MISSY ELLIOTT man? Goals 😭👏🏾🔥,” @ProGlsTheName said.

“More reason to come to SA Missy. It’s time please, kindly bring Timberland with you 😃😃😃,” @NQOBZR commented.

“Why do these celebs keep getting this Sophie Ndaba 2.0 nton nton [thing]???” @JoyCeaser asked.

“I grew up on Missy Elliot. To see her embracing our own is so inspiring! And she looks young af! Can’t wait to see what she [has] been cooking with Waffles 👌🏾✨🔥💯,” @picasso replied.

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