The So So Def Recordings founder name dropped musicians from his era to hold the same accomplishment and Diddy isn't one of them.
JD Flexes Songwriting Honors: “As far as I'm concerned, I don't know if [Diddy will] ever get in that club.”
During a recent interview, V103 in Atlanta. Jermaine Dupri flexes his songwriting accolades ahead of the Verzuz battle against Diddy, “let me say this to y’all, everybody, be clear,” Dupri said. “I just want to make sure everybody understands this. I am in the Songwriters Hall of Fame. I am in the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Puff Daddy’s not in the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Steve Stoute and the Trackmasters are not in the Hall of Fame.”
Dupri added. “Me, Dallas Austin, Jay-Z, and Missy Elliott—when it comes to songwriting... I shouldn't have to play nothing... I am in a seat that Puff Daddy can't pay for. You have to write songs, and as far as I'm concerned, as far as I'm concerned, I don't know if he'll ever get in that club.”