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The return of Missy, Ono remixed, a cosmic cat video, Butoh dance and more in this week's music

Missy Elliott feat. Pharrell Williams: WTF (Where They From) Flashy, playful and high-energy, “WTF (Where They From)” is classic Missy Elliott. A snippet of the track—a collaboration with Pharrell Williams—was released a while back, but today the all-singing, all-dancing video was released, complete with marionette versions of the two lead artists. Directed by Missy herself and Dave Meyers, it’s everything you love about Missy: futuristic …

Allen Toussaint: Southern Nights

New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint passed away at the age of 77 today, shortly after performing on stage in Madrid. The songs (from “Get Out of My Life, Woman” to “Lady Marmalade”) Toussaint wrote and/or produced often outshone the jazz pianist himself, as he worked with artists like Lee Dorsey and the Meters, The Pointer Sisters, Etta James, Paul McCartney and more. Covers were even …