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Missy Elliott Will Be the First Female Hip-Hop Artist Inducted Into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

11 monthes ago   |   By Slate

The members of the 2019 class of inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame were announced on CBS This Morning on Saturday, and hip-hop star Missy Elliott will become the first female hip-hop artist to join the more than 400 songwriters who have been inducted since 1970. The other inductees this year are Dallas Austin ; Tom T. Hall (“ Harper Valley PTA ,” “ Watermelon Wine ”); John Prine (“ Angel From Montgomery ,” “ Paradise ”); Jack Tempchin (“ Peaceful Easy Feeling ,” “ You Belong to the City ”); and Yusuf Islam, better known as Cat Stevens (you all know a Cat Stevens song or two, come...
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Missy Elliott Becomes First Woman Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

11 monthes ago   |   By News One

Missy Elliott is a visionary who has and continues to shape music. She's graced us with pivotal albums like Supa Dupa Fly , Under Construction , and The Cookbook and has penned songs for some of our favorite artists. Elliott-whose real name is Melissa Arnette Elliott-has hit a major career milestone. According to Entertainment Weekly , she will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Missy Elliott to be first female rapper to enter Songwriters Hall of Fame
- Entertainment Weekly January 12, 2019
The honor is historic, making her the first woman rapper to ever be inducted into the...
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