VH1 Hip Hop Honors

VH1 Hip Hop Honors

Vh1 Hip Hop Honors is an annual event that airs on VH1. The television special honors old school and golden age hip hop rappers and contributors. It features live performances by most of the honorees along with new school artists who have been influenced by them. The show is taped at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, New York City.

The first ceremony aired on October 12, 2004 and was hosted by Vivica A. Fox and MC Lyte. The second ceremony aired on September 26, 2005, hosted by Russell Simmons and Rev. Run. The third aired on October 17, 2006 with host Ice-T. The fourth show aired October 8, 2007, and was hosted by Tracy Morgan. The fifth show aired October 6, 2008 and was hosted by Morgan. Morgan also hosted the sixth ceremony which aired on October 13, 2009. The seventh and most recent Hip Hop Honors aired on June 7, 2010, hosted by Craig Robinson. The ceremony featured various artists from the 'Dirty South.'

1st VH1 Hip Hop Honors Honorees (2004)

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2nd VH1 Hip Hop Honors Honorees (2005)

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3rd VH1 Hip Hop Honors Honorees (2006)

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4th VH1 Hip Hop Honors Honorees (2007)

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5th Annual Hip Hop Honors Honorees (2008)

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6th Annual Hip Hop Honors Honoree (2009)

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7th VH1 Hip Hop Honors Honorees (2010)

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Uncle Luke Tribute with DJ Buddha, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

J. Prince/Rap-a-Lot Tribute with DJ Domination, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

Jermaine Dupri Tribute with DJ Lil Jon, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

Master P Tribute with DJ Kid Capri, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

Atlanta Medley with DJ Drama, including the following songs and performers:

Timbaland Tribute with DJ Freestyle Steve, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

Texas Medley with DJ Michael 5000 Watts, including the following songs and performers:

2 Live Crew Tribute with DJ Mixx, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

  • Me So Horny,” featuring "Fresh Kid Ice" and "Marquis"
  • "Hoochie Mama",” featuring "Marquis" and "Fresh Kid Ice"
  • Banned in the U.S.A. (song),” featuring Uncle Luke

Organized Noize Tribute with DJ Jelly, including a medley of the following songs and performers:

Miami Medley with DJ Khaled, including the following songs and performers:

External links

  • Hip Hop Honors 2010
  • Hip Hop Honors 2009
  • Hip Hop Honors 2007
  • Hip Hop Honors 2006
  • Hip Hop Honors 2005
  • Hip Hop Honors 2004
  • Future Hip Hop Legends - listing of eligible hip hop artists