The Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame inducted Hip Hop Brooklyn-mogul Jay-Z, in a star-studded ceremony that featured tributes by former President Barack Obama and comedian Dave Chappelle.
JAY-Z thanks Dame Dash, Kareem “Biggs” Burke during Rock And Roll Hall of Fame speech
Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter took a moment during his acceptance speech at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night (October 30), to credit many of his influences and people who helped him get tot the top of the Hip Hop food chain. Including Dame Dash for his contributions to his career.
“We was like, we gonna create our own company, you know?” he said in part. “That’s Hip Hop. And we created this company called Roc-A-Fella Records. Shout out to Dame [Dash]; I know we don’t see eye to eye, but I can never erase your accomplishments, and I appreciate you and thank you for that.
“And shout out to [Kareem] ‘Biggs’ [Burke]; he’s one of the most honorable people I’ve ever met. We created something that will probably never be duplicated.”
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The induction makes Jay-Z one of the few solo rappers to ever be included in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, alongside artists like the Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur and fellow 2021 inductee LL Cool J.
In addiction Rock Hall 2021, Before taking the stage, a video was played on a big screen of Barack Obama, Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Halle Berry, LeBron James, Chris Rock, Rihanna, Diddy and among others. All talking about Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter his influence on hip-hop and businessman to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Inside the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.