The legendary singer/actress will be celebrated for her "unparalleled contributions to music and pop culture for over seven decades."
The songwrier says he doesn't hear the similarities between "Hey, It's Franklin" and "Texas Hold 'Em."
He calls it a "love letter to his younger brother."
The legendary hip-hop DJ was fatally shot in New York City in October 2002.
Their music will be used to imagine "a future dystopian world where dreaming has been made illegal."
The late pop star is the latest music legend to be honoured by the Royal Mint, following David Bowie, Queen and Elton John.
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