Watch Missy Elliott Surprise Her 'Funky White Sister' on 'Ellen'

Watch Missy Elliott Surprise Her 'Funky White Sister' on 'Ellen'

It quickly went viral, accumulating millions of views and drawing attention from Elliott herself who praised the performance on Twitter and called Halsey her "funky white sister".

On Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Elliott had the opportunity to meet her super fan from Rhode Island.

Ellen, queen of orchestrating surprises for celebrity fans, invited Mary on her talk show this week to perform her favourite Missy jam and secretly had the hip-hop star waiting in the wings to surprise her.

'Ellen has always used her platform to make others dreams come true like Mary Halsey, who I must say is one of the sweetest souls I've met!' "And I said, I could do that song - maybe I could try". "The reaction that I got was so positive that it became my go-to song".

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Not long after, host Ellen DeGeneres asked her to perform her signature karaoke song, and midway through, Elliott crashed the performance to rap with her "sister". "Everybody wants to hear it".

Sitting down for a chat, an overwhelmed Mary admitted: 'I can hardly just sit here, you've blown me away. The best part about the performance, however, is that Halsey had no idea the rapper would be joining her. 'She straight killed Work It, sound effects and all. This might just be the most pure video on the internet.

Missy later posted a video (which Funky White Sister Halsey initially thought was a picture, just like every auntie) of the two new BFFs backstage.

See the performance below.

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