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

Missy Elliott

Black women keep breaking grounds!!!!

In addition to women of color making tremendous historic strides in the #2018midterms, Hip-Hop & R&B’s very own legend Missy Misdemeanor Elliott makes her own history becoming the first female rapper nominated for the upcoming #2019SongwritersHallofFame.

While she’s crafted tracks for BeyonceWhitney HoustonAaliyah and many more, the Virginia native leads the pack of nominees; and could become not only the first female rapper to win the prestigious prize, but could also become the third rapper to follow inductees JAY-Z and Jermaine Dupri.

Additionally, joining Missy are Mariah CareyTommy JamesMike LoveChrissie HyndeVince GillJeff LynneCat StevensJohn PrinceLloyd Price and the Eurythmics (Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart).

Also, they join non-performing nominees Dallas AustinJerry FullerTom T. HallRoger NicholsJack Tempchin and Dean Dillon; plus non-performing duos P.F. Sloan and Steve BarriRussell Brown  and the late Irwin LevineLynn Ahrens and Stephen FlahertyDean Pitchford and Michael GoreDan Penn and Spooner Oldham, and Bobby Hart  and the late Tommy Boyce.



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