Missy Elliott discusses musical hiatus

'I don't just throw out microwave records' explained the rapper

Missy Elliott has discussed her current absence from the music industry in a new interview.

The rapper hasn’t released an album since 2005’s ‘The Cookbook’ and her last single releases comprised two tracks in 2012, ‘Triple Threat’ and ‘9th Inning’, which were both produced by Timbaland.

Speaking on Yahoo’s The Yo Show, via the LA Times, Elliott confirmed that she would be making a comeback. “I just ain’t telling nobody when,” she explained.

She added that the music she returns with has to be “special”. She said: “When I create something, its gotta be special, and it can’t just be to throw something out there because I feel like I’m Missy. I gotta feel like what I’m giving the fans is 100 per cent and that it’s game-changing. I don’t just throw out microwave records.”

Elliott’s ‘Block Party’ album has reportedly been in the works since 2008.