Hip-Hop legends LL Cool J and Jay-Z get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Rappers LL Cool J and Jay-Z have both been in inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Whilst LL, 53, had been nominated for the induction six times, this was Jay-Z’s, 51, first time.

Both legends represented HipHop at this year’s ceremony and LL even performed a medley of his hits with Jennifer Lopez and Eminem.

In Jay-Z’s speech, he said: “Thank you, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for this incredible honor. And you know, growing up, we didn’t think we could be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. We were told that hip hop was a fad. Much like punk rock, it gave us this anti-culture, this sub-genre, and there were heroes in it.”

Jay also acknowledged his former friend and business partner Damon Dash for his achievements in founding RocAFella with him.