Brooklyn’s own Jay-Z was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday. The star0studded affair featured tributes from President Barack Obama and comedian Dave Chappelle.
Notable Quotes: “Today Jay-Z is one of the most renowned artists in history and an embodiment of the American dream, a dream he has helped make real for other young people like him.” – President Barack Obama
“[We] were told hip-hop was a fad. Much like punk rock, it gave us this anti-culture, this subgenre. And there were heroes in it.” -Jay-Z
Joining Hov in this year’s class are The Foo-Fighters, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner and The Go-Go’s.