Missy Elliott Becomes First Female Rapper Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Missy Elliott has made historical past since changing into the primary feminine MC nominated for the Songwriters Hall Fame. The Virginia rapper stands out as the third rapper to enter the Hall Fame following Jay Z and Jermaine Dupri. “I’m Humbly Grateful to be nominated with so many different AMAZING writers,” Missy wrote on Twitter.

Missy has helped pen hits corresponding to Monica’s “So Gone,” 702’s “Where My Girls At,” and the quilt  “Lady Marmalade” that includes Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya, and Pink. Missy has additionally labored with Aaliyah, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, SWV, Total, and Tweet and has written songs for Beyonce, Whitney Houston and course herself. 

Other acts which were nominated are Mariah Carey, Chrissie Hynde, Vince Gill, Mike Love, Jimmy Cliff, Jeff Lynne, Cat Stevens, John Prine, Lloyd Price, Tommy James, and the Eurythmics. As for non-performing nominees, Jack Tempchin, Dean Dillon, Jerry Fuller, Tom T. Hall, Roger Nichols, and Dallas Austin have additionally made the reduce. 

The 50th annual Induction & Awards Gala takes place in New York on June 13th, 2019.