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Missy Elliott 1st female rapper to enter Songwriters Hall of Fame

Credit: CBC.ca- Published on January 14, 2019
Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine.
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Published on January 14, 2019 -  01:04
Missy Elliott Becomes First Female Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Elliott, who is also the first female rapper to be nominated for the honor, became the third rapper in history welcomed into the organization. Her predecessors are Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri. Elliott took to Twitter to share her gratitude. Other 2019 inductees include Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall, John Prine, Jack Tempchin and Yusuf/Cat Stevens. The 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala will take place on June 13, 2019.

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