Kendrick Lamar to Induct N.W.A at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016

Eric Ray Davidson
Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, MC Ren and DJ Yella of N.W.A with Kendrick Lamar photographed on July 15, 2015 at Milk Studios in Los Angeles.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has confirmed that Kendrick Lamar will be inducting legendary West Coast rap crew N.W.A at the April 8 ceremony descending on Brooklyn's Barclays Center. 

Fresh off of conquering the Grammy rap categories for his celebrated sophomore studio offering To Pimp a Butterfly, K. Dot seems to be returning the favor -- N.W.A member Ice Cube presented him with the best rap album trophy at the 58th annual awards show. 

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It would also mark a happy reunion of sorts, as N.W.A and Kendrick Lamar came together for a Billboard cover story last August. 

Other H.O.F. inductees this year include Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple and Steve Miller. Kid Rock, Black Keys, Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas have also been announced to join the induction festivities. 


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