HOV MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST RAPPER EVER NOMINATED
Jay Z has hit another milestone in his career. The New York rapper was nominated to be inducted in the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Hov, one of the most celebrated lyricists in hip-hop, joins Madonna, Cat Stevens, Sly Stone, Chicago, Gloria Estefan, and Jeff Lynne as nominees for the class of 2017.
Also among the prestegious list of greats is Bryan Adams, Babyface, Kool & the Gang and more.
Jay Z is the first rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Eligible members can vote for three non-performing songwriters as well as two performing songwriters until Dec. 16. Five will be officially inducted into the Hall at a gala in New York in June. [VladTV]
Congrats to him!