Missy Elliott is first female rapper nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

By: Adwoa Serwaa Bonsu
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 Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliot is breaking history by becoming the first female rapper to be nominated for the prestigious 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame award, the Associated Press reports.

After churning out Hip Hop and Pop hits such as the Hot 100 hit “Get Ur Freak On” and the classic “Lady Marmalade” featuring Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil Kim and Mya, which have lasted through the test of time, the Grammy Award-winning composer could also become the third rapper to be awarded the illustrious award. She will sit alongside the Hall’s previous inductees JAY Z and Jermaine Dupri and.