Missy Elliott Becomes the First Female Rapper to be Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame [PHOTO]

01/14/2019 12:00 AM EST by WBLS Staff

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It has been confirmed! Missy Elliott has become the first female rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Back in November, Elliott was nominated and now has been selected to join the class of 2019 with Dallas Austin, Cat Stevens, John Prine and Tom T. Hall.

For more than 20 years Missy has been giving fans hit after hit after hit such as Gossip Folks, One Minute Man, Work It, Hot Boyz, and more. This induction is well deserved. The rapper took to Instagram to celebrate this special moment. See Below

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I want to CONGRATULATE all the AMAZING songwriters who have been inducted into the 2019 “Song Writers Hall of Fame