Missy Elliott has returned with bouncing new track ‘WTF (Where They From)’. Do your best to quell you early-2000s hearts, because yes it’s damn good. Co-directed by Elliott the video is true to Missy Elliott visual absurdity; bathed in a retro-futuristic sense while contortionists dance in a room of empty cardboard boxes, Eliott makes a costume swap mid rap and marionette equivalents of Elliott and fellow producer Pharell Williams krump on the sidewalk.

Oh and at the end there’s break-dancing stunts on those disappointing hoverboard impersonators like what the faaa…

giphy2A snippet of the song has been floating around since the end of October, and it’s delivered on its 30 seconds of promise. While there’s no date confirmed for a new Missy Elliott album, this is an encouraging sign of more to come.