Missy Elliott has been honored in Virginia's hometown.

She was honored by leaders of her hometown in Virginia.

The hip-hop star was honored with a special dedication ceremony.

Missy Elliott was born and raised in Portsmouth.

Missy Elliott won the Grammy Award. raised in Portsmouth.

By inspiring her McLean's portion of Street would be renamed "Missy Elliott Boulevard" 

Virginia Gov. also declared Oct. 17 as "Missy Elliott Day."

She is the first female rapper, who won numerous BET and MTV Video Music Awards.

Also, she was awarded Last year, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.