January 08: Hip-Hop Breaks Into The Rock Hall of Fame. (2007)


January 08, 2007 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, DJ Flash and the Furious 5 were announced as members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – making them the 1st Hip-Hop act to achieve the honor. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5 would kick in the door for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, NWA, 2pac, Biggie, JAY-Z and LL Cool J.

DJ Flash and the Furious 5 were inducted by JAY-Z:

Above: JAY-Z inducts DJ Flash & The Furious 5

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