Former president of United States, Barack Obama took his time to provided a video tribute for “a friend of mine and first-ballot Hall of Famer.”
The rapper did not attend the New York ceremony but made a rare appearance on Twitter and thanked the many artists who inspired him on his path to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Jay Z’s mum, Gloria Carter in handwritten letter wrote in part how she is so proud of him and also congratulate him, She wrote below:
‘You’re an amazing husband and father. I’m truly blessed and honored that God chose me to be your mother. Congratulations, my son, on your achievements. Continue to make a positive impact on the world so that we can all live together in peace. Love you for life”.