On Monday, Missy Elliot received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The ceremony became emotional as she gleefully thanked those who helped make her career so successful.

Ciara and Lizzo attended the ceremony and were among those to introduce Elliot. The stars filmed Elliot’s acceptance speech on their phones, sharing the moment with social media.

The ceremony took place on Hollywood Boulevard in front of Amoeba Music, where the “Work It” rapper was presented with a star in the category of “Recording.”

Born as Melissa Arnette Elliot, the rapper and singer started her music journey in the iconic 90s girl group, Sista. The first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Elliot is a role model to musicians everywhere.

Breaking the boundaries of a male-dominated genre, Elliot is now the proud owner of her piece of Hollywood, as the 2,708th star on the iconic walkway.

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