Missy Elliott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” is one of her most popular songs, and was released as the lead single from her debut studio album of the same name in 1997. The music video for the song was directed by Hype Williams and features Elliott performing the song in a futuristic setting, wearing a silver bodysuit and surrounded by dancers. The video was considered groundbreaking at the time for its use of special effects and innovative visuals. It was nominated for several awards, including Best Rap Video at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards.