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Brianna Perry, “9”

​Missy Elliot’s one-time protege re-embarks on the scene, tracing her path from a 9-year-old backpacker (a Coach backpack at age 9, apparently) to rap star. Her Symphony No. 9 mixtape is coming this week.

posted: March 5th, 2013, 11:58pm



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