Missy Elliott is creating history by becoming the first female rapper to be nominated for the prestigious 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame award, the Associated Press reports.Missy announced the news on her Twitter and congratulates the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s other nominees which include Mariah Carey, TLC songwriter Dallas Austin as well as Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics.[embed]https://twitter.com/MissyElliott/status/1060204334452039680?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1060204334452039680&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fhiphopdx.com%2Fnews%2Fid.49112%2Ftitle.missy-elliott-becomes-first-female-rapper-nominated-for-songwriters-hall-of-fame[/embed]On June 13, 2019, six songwriters will be inducted at the Song
On Friday, Nov. 9th, the indie band Half Waif performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk Series.
The singer of the group, Nadi Rose Plunkett lets the fans and audience know in the middle of the show that this show was a very special show. She said that the musicians that were performing with her, were musicians who played with the band over the past five years. But they all never played together, until this show.The band usually includes the Nadi Rose Plunkett, Zack Levine, and Adan Carlo. Plunkett sings her songs and plays the keyboards, while Levine plays the drums. Carlo plays the synth and guitar.The trio performed three songs off their third album Lavender, which was released earlier this year. The songs that were performed wer