JAY Z Thanks 90 Rappers for Inspiring Him

Including Kanye West, Drake, 2pac, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Tyler, the Creator, Kid Cudi, Earl, Playboi Carti and more.

By //Music

JAY Z took to Twitter tonight to personally thank 90 rappers who inspired him after he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday. In the 13-tweet acknowledgement, JAY showed love to rappers of the past and of present time. Rappers named include Biggie, Tupac, Drake, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamr, J. Cole, Nas, Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper, Tyler, the Creator, Quavo, Travis Scott, Playboi Carti, Tee Grizzley and more. He also gives a shout-out to Barack Obama, calling him “the greatest rapper of all time.” Check out his tweets below.

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