Kendrick Lamar is confirmed to induct N.W.A into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, according to Billboard.

The Class of 2016 will be inducted April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The list of special guests was released earlier this month, and it was reported that Lamar would introduce the Compton, California group in the official ceremony.

The "Alright" rapper records for Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment, has been open about the Compton, California group's influence on his career and interviewed members of the group for Billboard. He also appears at the end of the N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

(This article was first published on February 5, 2016 and is as follows.)

Kendrick Lamar is slated to introduce N.W.A into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Hall announced announced the list of artists to induct the Rap group and the other acts in the Class of 2016, Pigeons and Planes reports.

Although the Hall does not identify which artist is introducing which inductee, it makes sense that Lamar will introduce Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren at the official induction ceremony April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The "Alright" rapper records for Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment, has been open about the Compton, California group's influence on his career and interviewed members of the group for Billboard. He also appears at the end of the N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

The other musicians announced as introducing the inductees are Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, the Black Keys and Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas.

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