Missy Elliott is First Female Rapper Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is First Female Rapper Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is First Female Rapper Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Two legendary hip-hop acts have been nominated to be inducted into this year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced that Virginia native, Missy Elliot and New York City’s very own A Tribe Called Quest are among a list of nominees that will be vying to enter the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year.

Although A Tribe Called Quest (Which consists of group members, Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi White and Phife Dawg, who died in 2016) was previously nominated, this will be Elliot’s first time with the chance to become an esteemed member. If she does get in, she will be the very first female rapper to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

There are also 12 other musical acts that have been placed on the nomination list this year.

Elliot acknowledged the recognition on her Twitter account on Wednesday and encouraged fans to help vote her in.

“I’ve cried my eyes out I’ve always dreamed big but to be nominated for this is bigger than I dreamed & I am so Humbly Grateful to @rockhall & to all my fans who helped me get here to please vote vote.rockhall.com/en/

She also posts the achievement of her being the first female rapper nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

“This is so important for us women in Hiphop because there’s never been a female rapper nominated & hopefully this nomination will open the door

Missy Elliott is First Female Rapper Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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