Diplo Discusses Missy Elliott's Impact at 2019 VMAs, Says She Is 'Revolutionary': Watch

Diplo caught up with Billboard’s Jordyn Rolling on the red carpet at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday (Aug. 26) to chat about the influence Missy Elliott’s music has had on him and his wanting to get a picture with Lil Nas X.

Asked what impact the evening’s Vanguard Award recipient Missy Elliott has had on him, Diplo replied that he wouldn’t even be making music if it hadn’t been for Missy and Timbaland.

“When they changed the game with the sound and the design and the way they made music look instead of just sound, yeah, she’s revolutionary,” he said.

In the interview, Diplo was also asked which performances he was looking forward to seeing, to which he replied J Balvin, Bad Bunny, and Rosalía. He also asked whether Lil Nas X would perform, adding, “I hope I see him. I just wanna get a photo. I love him.”

You can check out the full video interview with Diplo above.

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