Jay Z 1st Rapper to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jay Z 1st Rapper to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Jay Z To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Music legend Nile Rodgers announced the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame class on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday. Shawn “Jay Z” Carter will be inducted, making him the first rapper to receive one of music’s highest honors. He holds the record for the solo artist with the most No.1 albums on the Billboard chart with 13.

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Berry Gordy, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Robert Lamm, James Pankow and Peter Cetera of “Chicago,” and Max Martin and are being inducted into the prestigious group this year.

Congrats!

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Authored by: Kellie Williams