The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for the class of 2020. The Notorious B.I.G. is one out of 16 artists selected for the honor.
The requirements for artists or bands to be chosen they must have released their first commercial recording at least 25 years ago. Biggie’s first album came out in 1994 called “Ready To Die.” This will be the first year that the Hip Hop icon is able to receive a nomination. The ceremony is to take place on May 2, 2020 at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland.
Other nominees include T. Rex and Pat Benatar,
The Doobie Brothers and Depeche Mode, Judas Priest, MC5, Motörhead, Nine Inch Nails, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Todd Rundgren, Soundgarden, Dave Matthews Band and Thin Lizzy