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Host/Judge
Missy Elliott
Other Judges
Teena Marie
Dallas Austin
Mona Scott
Broadcast
The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott.jpg
UPN: 1/5/2005 - 3/2/2005
Packager
The Jay & Tony Show

The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott was a short-lived reality competition series with a Hip-Hop/R&B flavor. In which thirteen performers vie for a record contract, the release of a single and $100,000 in cash all the while touring with the Grammy winner.

Premise[]

13 aspiring vocal performers travel coast-to-coast with Grammy Award-winning artist Missy Elliott, living together on the road in an austere tour bus and competing against each other for a record contract, a released single and $100,000. Missy leads a panel of music industry judges, including Grammy Award-nominated R&B artist Teena Marie, Grammy Award-winning producer Dallas Austin, and president of Violator Management Mona Scott.

Rating[]

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Trivia[]

  • Judge Teena Marie (born Mary Christine Brockert), who is known for having such hit songs as “Ooo La La La”, “Lovergirl”, “Square Biz”, “Out On a Limb”, “I Need Your Lovin'” and “Portuguese Love” among others, collaborated with her former friend Rick James (who died in 2004) with the 1981 hit song “Fire and Desire” and the 1982 song "Happy".
  • In 2002, she did a re-recording of her 1981 hit song "Square Biz" as "Hollywood Square Biz" for the game show Hollywood Squares/H2 until 2004.
  • On December 26, 2010, Teena Marie died of natural causes at the age of 54.
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