Elliott to star in new Doritos ad campaign

  |   Sept. 17, 2007 at 7:50 PM
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Grammy Award-winning, U.S. hip-hop artist Missy Elliott has signed on to star in an ad campaign for a new product line of Doritos.

Elliott, who is currently working on her new album, will be seen later this month in a TV commercial for Doritos Collisions, a snack that gives consumers two different flavors of Doritos chips in one bag, Frito-Lay has announced.

The commercial opens with Elliott and a sound engineer in a recording studio working on a new mix.

Stuck, the singer munches on the chips and, inspired by their unique flavor combination, unexpectedly decides to record in a country beat.

"The idea of Doritos Collisions mixing those great flavors is an original idea -- just how I like my music," Elliott said in a statement. "I'm all about new experiences and new sounds."

Elliott is also moderating an interactive experience at, where site visitors can listen to Elliott's music and customize their own tracks using different music effects and their own vocals.

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