11 music videos created by Misa Hylton
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Capricorns are rising! Your zodiac sister, Misa Hylton, is celebrating another year around the sun, and that calls for celebration. There are stars in the sky and those that stay in front of the camera, but Hylton’s talent behind the scenes shone so brightly when she shaped the images of some of Hip Hop and R&B’s most important figures. , this inevitably brought her to the forefront as well.
We think Misa Hylton needs no introduction. At this point you know her name, her job, all the iconic moments she’s had and why she’s such a force in the fashion industry, but just for our own nostalgic pleasure, we’ll take a quick trip into the past to remind you of its origins.
During the rise and prime of Hip Hop in the 90s, Hylton spent his time among music’s greats – including Diddy and the late Andre Harrell. Being in the right place at the right time, as she previously described, led to her first major style gig with R&B group Jodeci. From the jump, Hylton leapt from playing it safe and tapped into his creative savvy to reimagine the image of R&B singers from suits and hard-bottomed shoes to baseball jerseys and upside-down hats. Before she knew it, she was styling several heavyweights, including Mary J. Blige, Lil Kim, and many more.
We’ll never forget all of Hylton’s iconic red carpet moments of the 90s and early 2000s, like Lil Kim’s 1999 VMA look, styled with the infamous pasties or the countless others, they’re forever ingrained. in our moodboards. However, the OG stylist is still making moves in more ways than one in the fashion industry.
Today, Hylton works as a stylist, fashion designer and global creative partner of MCM. She also runs her fashion academy which she founded in 2012, Misa Hylton Fashion Academy, to nurture and educate the next generation of fashion talent. Part of his journey was highlighted in the Netflix documentary The Remix: Hip Hop X Mode. And some of her latest accomplishments include her ongoing collaboration with Macy’s, styling the cover of Flo Milli’s Paper magazine, styling City Girls Twerkulator video, and remains one of the most flying in the game to date.
We’re celebrating the legend’s birthday by watching 11 music videos styled by Misa Hylton – Happy Birthday Icon!
Mary J. Blige – Not Gon Cry
The Carters – Apeshit
Lil Kim – Crush On You
Foxy Brown – I will be
Jodeci – Gotta love
Diddy & Blac Rob – Let’s Go
Mary J. Blige – All I Can Say
Mary J. Blige – All
Mary J. Blige You – Call Me Back
Fantasia ft. Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot – Without Me
City Girlz – Twerkulator