Jay-Z will be the first rapper inducted into songwriters HOF

Jay-Z is going to be the first rapper ever to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame this June.

It will be the Songwriter's Hall's 48th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner and the event will be held in New York. Jay Z is the first rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall. Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years. Jay Z, who released his debut album “Reasonable Doubt” in 1996, has launched multiple hits in the last two decades, from “Big Pimpin'” to “Empire State of Mind.”

Congrats Jay, this is huge news! Making history.