Congratulations to Missy Elliott who will be the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame!

Here’s what Missy Elliott had to say about the amazing news…

She also retweeted an older inspirational tweet of hers…

According to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 13th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  You can read more about Missy Elliott as well as this year’s other inductees here.