Jay Z is already a history-maker in hip-hop, with much of his work ranking among rap’s finest with hip-hop experts and fans alike. But Hov isn’t just highly esteemed, he’s a business mogul and a record-holder when it comes to Grammy nominations. The latest addition to his long list of accomplishments is pretty major though: he’s going to be inducted into the songwriters hall of fame.

He leads an all-star class of inductees this year, which include the likes of Babyface and Motown founder Berry Gordy. But there is another reason, on top of all of that, that makes this occasion especially momentous. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from the Early Morning Evening News on the “Ed Lover Show.”

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