Music Minute: Jermaine Dupri

Feb 8, 2018

Today's Music Minute features the writer of a song that many consider to be the anthem of Atlanta…”Welcome to Atlanta!’

It’s just one of many hits created by writer and producer Jermaine Dupri, who is making history this week as only the second rap artist ever to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

 

 

 

JAY-Z was selected last year.  Now, Dupri joins the class of 2018, which also includes John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, and Kool & the Gang

Dupri, who created the record label So So Def Recordings,  has written and produced a number of chart-topping songs for artists including Mariah Carey, Usher and Alicia Keys.

 

The Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14th