Missy Elliott Becomes the First Female Rapper Nominated For the Hall of Fame Songwriters

HipHop News Posted on November 7, 2018 at 3:33am

Missy Elliott Becomes the First Female Rapper Nominated For the Hall of Fame Songwriters

Congratulations Missy!

New York, NY – Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is to break history by becoming the first female rapper to be nominated for the prestigious 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame award, the Associated Press reports.

After churning out Hip Hop and Pop hits such as the Hot 100 hit "Get Ur Freak On" and the classic "Lady Marmalade" with Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil Kim and Mya, that have endured through the test of time, the Grammy Award-winning composer could also become the third rapper to be awarded the illustrious prize. She sits next to the living Room of the previous as JAY Z and Jermaine Dupri..centered-ad {

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Missy announced the news on his Twitter and congratulates the Songwriters Hall of Fame other nominees include Mariah Carey, TLC composer Dallas Austin, as well as Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics.

"I am Humble and Grateful to be nominated with so many other AMAZING writers," the VA-native wrote. "Congratulations to all of them also."

https://t.co/M5lXo80Oz2 I am Humble and Grateful to be nominated with so many other AMAZING writers🙏🏾 Congratulations to all of them also🙌🏾

— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) November 7, 2018

On June 13, 2019, six composers were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 50th annual Induction And Awards Gala in New York City.

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