The Detroit rapper is now eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
To be eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, you must have released your first record 25 years ago. To be included: the influence and importance of the artist’s contribution must continue to exist in the development of the musical genre. Then the pre-selected judges have to vote. If the artist has more than 50% recognition, he or she can be introduced into the foundation. Five to seven artists (dead or alive) are admitted each year.
On 16 November 1996, Eminem, one of the best rappers of all time, released his first project under the name “Infinite”. Therefore, in 2022, Slim Shady will be eligible to be one of the potential candidates for entry. Below are other artists who are eligible to vote.
ARTISTS ELIGIBLE FOR THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME IN 2022:
BELLE & SEBASTIAN
FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE
Eminem, one of the leaders of the rap world, is not the only one to find himself among the legends of music. Remember, the previous year it was the famous Notorious B.I.G who was selected. There’s also GrandMaster Flash, Tupac Shakur, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy and N.W.A. This year, American rapper and businessman Jay-Z was nominated. In fact, 16 eligible artists were nominated by this American institution, including the first rapper to become a billionaire.
Do you know who is standing next to him? Iron Maiden, the legendary heavy metal band, the Foo Fighters, soul icon Mary J. Blige who has already won BET Awards, Nigerian singer Fela Kuti, the extravagant Kate Bush, Rage Against The Machine, rapper and actor LL Cool J and Chaka Khan.