Jay Z Becomes 1st Rapper Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Jay Z Becomes 1st Rapper Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

- Jay-Z has made history once again and has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

- The rapper has sold millions of records worldwide and becomes the first musician in the genre to be given the honour

- Social media users reacted to Jay-Z being added to the Hall of Fame and they are absolutely thrilled

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Jay-Z is recognised as one of the best rappers in the world and has become the first rapper to make it to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Jay -Z changed the game with his songs Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem), Izzo (H.O.V.A) and Big Pimpin'. So it's not a surprise that he's being honoured in this way. He has stayed consistent over the years and has made history once again.

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Jay Z becomes the 1st rapper in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Grammy award-winning rapper Jay-Z has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Image: ROBYN BECK/AFP
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The rapper has sold 50 million albums and 75 million singles all around the world. He also has 14 albums that have made it to number of one on the music charts. Not only that, but Jay-Z has 22 Grammy Awards, which is the most in hip-hop history.

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Jay-Z was also hip-hop's first billionaire so the rapper has a lot to celebrate. Check out the reactions from his fans below:

@FastbreakFox said:

"Don’t forget he had those Linkin Park collabs. He contributed to rock."

@SherriGoodwin79 commented:

"I voted for him every single day. Congrats! Well deserved! He’s got 99 problems but the HOF ain’t one!"

@tonydiouf95 said:

"Greatest rapper ever!"

Briefly News previously reported that Jay-Z's nett worth increased as he bagged a new deal with LVMH. US rapper Jay-Z is already a billionaire but his nett worth is about to get even bigger. Luxury brand LVMH has just bought half of Jay-Z's champagne brand, Ace of Spades.

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The rapper was declared a billionaire by Forbes back in 2018. Jay-Z's champagne brand is also known for producing the luxury cognac called D'Ussé.

His bank account is about to expand even more. According to a report by The New York Times, Jay-Z said that he always planned to grow his brand.

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