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Missy Elliott First Female Rapper To Be Nominated For The Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Missy Elliott  First Female Rapper To Be Nominated For The Songwriters Hall Of Fame

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Missy Elliott has been nominated to the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. If she wins, Missy will be the first female rapper ever to receive the honor. Missy has released six total albums, with her last album The Cookbook being released in 2006. She also has four Grammys under her belt with 22 nominations total.

Missy Elliot is only the third rapper ever to be considered for the honor. Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri received the same honor in the two previous years.

Missy Elliot celebrated her nomination on Twitter.

The Songwriters Hall Of Fame ceremony will happen next year in June.