Missy Elliot is first female Hip-Hop Artist inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Missy Elliot makes history as the first female Hip-Hop artist and rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Previous inductees include artists and writers Phil Collins, Jay Z, Freddie Mercury, Dolly Parton, Michael Jackson and Linda Perry.
Missy Elliot known for her fun, flip it and reverse it hit maker lyrics, production and songs -– Work It‘ and Get Ur Freak On, to name a few – has amassed great success in her career spanning 30 years.
She’s won 5 GRAMMY®’s and each of her six studio albums have been platinum certified; the only female rapper to achieve this.
I want to CONGRATULATE all the AMAZING songwriters who have been inducted into the 2019 “Song Writers Hall of Fame🙌🏾🙌🏾 also those who were nominated because their body of work is AMAZING🙌🏾 I AM SO HUMBLY GRATEFUL to now be inducted also🙏🏾 I ❤️you all🤗 #SHOF2019 ✍🏾 pic.twitter.com/6LRHFoeVz1— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) 12 January 2019