N.W.A., Janet Jackson, Chic and many more have been nominated for the 2016 Rock Hall of Fame.
In a interesting move by the Rock Hall of Fame, they’re allowing fans to vote for the top five selections they believe should be considered by the Rock Hall, a group of “800 artists, historians and music industry professionals” who vote on who gets enshrined, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
In order to get be nominated to get into the Rock Hall of Fame, your first album has to have been released at least 25 years ago. N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton has been out since 1988, so dating 25 years back from 2016, this this fourth time they’ve had potential to get in. Not that they care, but it’d be cool to see them recognized for their sound, influence and rock-n-roll-type antics on a grand scale like the Rock Hall of Fame, due to the fact there’s no Hip-Hop Hall of Fame. Same with Chic. And Janet. And Nine Inch Nails. Hell, everyone deserves it. Just let ’em all in.
Head to the Rock Hall of Fame website, and vote for five of the 15 nominees below! Good luck to everyone involved.
Nine Inch Nails