Missy Elliott had an emotional reaction to her Super Bowl halftime performance with Katy Perry. After Sunday’s game, the award-winning rapper wrote on Twitter, “I cried because I’ve been thru so much but I’m still here & thru the grace of God & u the fans believing in me I love y’all.”

She also thanked her “peers” for their outpouring of support and re-tweeted congratulatory messages from Busta Rhymes, Justin Timberlake, Kerry Washington, Lil’ Kim, Demi Lovato and Timabaland, among others.

Missy Elliott performed a medley of three of her hit songs, “Get Your Freak On,” “Lose Control” and “Work It” during Sunday’s performance.