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    Missy Elliott to be honoured with street name in Virginia hometown

    The name change was originally proposed by Erin Carter, a family friend of the multiple-Grammy-winning artist.

    During Tuesday’s council meeting, Carter said: “We don’t do a good job recognizing our own heroes that’s right here from Portsmouth. Growing up I learned that this same girl who’s received all these awards, performed at the White House… she grew up right here in our city of Portsmouth. Children shouldn’t have to look to another city to see greatness, because greatness resides in Portsmouth.”

    The news comes a few weeks after it was announced that Beastie Boys will finally be honoured with their own street name in New York City’s Lower East Side. Last year, a street in Long Beach, New York was named after…

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