4 My People

Album: Miss E... So Addictive (2001)
Charted: 5
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  • "I want to feel some ecstasy... this is for my ecstasy people."

    When Missy Elliott released her Miss E... So Addictive album, ecstasy was more than a euphoric feeling, but also a popular drug. The singer makes several references to the high associated with doing "X," in songs like "4 My People" and "X-Tasy," but she insists she's never tried the drug before. Her inspiration allegedly came from friends who "pop them like Certs," and share their "warm and beautiful" feelings with her. She told an incredulous interviewer for the Observer Music Monthly: "No! I'm too paranoid to do X. My imagination is so far out there already. People couldn't imagine what goes on in my brain. If I did that, I would end up with the crazy people in hospital."
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