Jay-Z added another feather in his cap after getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Jay-Z who is already an established songwriter, rapper, Grammy award winner, and a global icon just got inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The “greatest rapper alive” was inducted into the eclectic 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along with fellow musicians such as Tina Turner, Foo Fighters, The Go-Gos, Todd Rundgren, and Carole king.
Jay-Z who hails from Brooklyn, New York became a billionaire businessman on his own. He stated that he was once a drug dealer and rose to fame by portraying the struggle of black Americans through his songs and rap music.
His famous songs are 99 problems, hard knock life, and empire state of mind.
He has 14 albums as no.1 in his illustrious career.
A video introduction which also included LeBron James, Former President Barack Obama, and David letterman; comedian Dave Chappelle was all praises for the rapper.
Chappelle stated “he rhymed a recipe for survival. He embodies what the potential of our lives can be and what success can be.”
On the other hand, Paul McCartney invited the Foo Fighters and introduced them on stage after being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
McCartney was also all praises to the late Dave Grohl who died earlier this year. He was also inducted into the Hall of Fame as the drummer of the famous rock band Nirvana.
McCartney closed the show along with the Foo Fighters while singing the famous Get Back from the Beatles.
The ceremony was held at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for the first time. It has been home to NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and a common arena to Foo Fighters and Jay-Z as both have performed multiple times at this arena.
The event showcased the return of normalcy after the coronavirus pandemic as the event took place virtually last year due to the pandemic.
According to the rules, artists are not eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame till they have crossed 25 years since their initial release.
The ceremony will be telecasted on 20th November on HBO.