N.W.A. Are Inducted Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame By Kendrick Lamar (Video)

April 10, 2016 12:20 AM

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Last night, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, N.W.A. joined Run-D.M.C., Beastie Boys and Public Enemy as the only Hip-Hop acts to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After being nominated but passed over in 2014, many saw the Hall of Fame’s actions this year as righting a wrong that was only amplified with the success of the N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton. As is customary, N.W.A. chose an artist to induct them and the honor fell to none other than fellow Compton native, Kendrick Lamar.

During Lamar’s 8-minute speech, he spoke about each of DJ Yella, MC Ren, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, individually, and of the collective, he said “the fact that a famous group could look just like one of us, dress just like one of us and talk like one of us proved to every single kid in the ghetto...

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