Memphis, TN – Legendary Memphis rap duo 8Ball & MJG had been inducted into the Memphis Hall of Fame earlier this month. Their induction marks the second Hip Hop act within the Memphis Hall of Fame’s historical past to gather the honour.
8Ball took to Instagram to precise his gratitude, which included a particular shout out to Three 6 Mafia who was inducted in 2012.
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“Got inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame final night time!” he wrote. “Such an awesome blessing and pleasure to be honored in royal firm like Aretha Franklin, George Klein and Eddie Floyd to call a number of! And shoot out to the FIRST inductees that represented the Memphis music neighborhood Three-6 Mafia! Thank you Memphis.”
The duo emerged in 1993 with their inaugural studio album, Comin’ Out Hard. Their final collaborative venture and eighth effort, Ten Toes Down, was launched in 2010.
Also amongst this 12 months’s class of inductees was the late Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, soul singer Eddie Floyd, gospel singer O’Landa Draper, pioneering rock-n-roll tv present host George Klein and the Box Tops.
The ceremony was held on November 1 on the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.
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