Jay Z Becomes First Rapper To Ever Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame — See Who Else Made The Class Of 2017!
Jay Z is having a great 2017 so far.
On Wednesday, music legend Nile Rodgers revealed the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame class on CBS This Morning.
The inductees include: Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Berry Gordy, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Robert Lamm, James Pankow and Peter Cetera of Chicago, Max Martin, and Jay — who is the first rapper to receive the honor!
Like everything in Bey and Jay's life, this prestigious honor is well deserved for the 47-year-old. He holds the record for the solo artist with the most No. 1 albums in the Billboard chart with 13.
Watch a clip (below) to see the big announcement!
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