The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame issued a new mission statement in response to recent criticisms. The message shoots back at complaints about the country and hip-hop artists being inducted. “Born from the collision of rhythm and blues, country and gospel, rock ‘n’ roll is a spirit that is inclusive and ever-changing,” the statement reads. “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates the sound of youth culture and honors the artists whose music connects us all.” The organization was founded in 1983, and The Hall of Fame in Cleveland opened in 1993.
R&B and country are now identified as building blocks of rock 'n' roll: https://t.co/R1TqVNsCjS
— UltimateClassicRock (@UltClassicRock) January 31, 2023
Nominees for this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions will be announced Wednesday. Do you think the country and hip-hop artists should be inducted? Who should be placed in this year’s Hall of Fame ceremony?
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