Lil Kim Join's Hip Hop Honors
Hosted by Ice T, “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” pays homage to the hip hop pioneers and luminaries who transformed the genre into a true cultural phenomenon. The music and influence of each of the honorees will be recognized through performances by classic artists in collaboration with today’s hottest new talent. This year’s celebration will honor Ice Cube, Wu-Tang Clan, Afrika Bambaataa, Russell Simmons, MC Lyte, Rakim, Beastie Boys and Eazy E. With the exception of Russell Simmons, Afrika Bambaataa and Eazy E, all the honorees are set to take the stage and showcase their legendary talent, along with Lil Kim, Diddy, Fat Joe, Lil Jon, Da Brat, Xzibit, Talib Kweli, Remy Ma, Q-Tip, Common, George Clinton and Young Jeezy. With appearances by Outkast and Mike Epps. Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson of the Roots will be this year’s musical director. Additional performances and appearances will be announced shortly.