*Missy Elliott, Murphy Lee, Mystikal, Nelly and Paul Wall are among the artists set to attend VH1’s seventh annual “VH1 Hip Hop Honors,” which will celebrate the music, the influence and the artists from The South.
As previously reported, Timbaland was the most recent addition to the list of honorees, which include Jermaine Dupri, J Prince of Rap-A-Lot Records, Luther “Luke” Campbell, The 2 Live Crew, Master P, and Organized Noize. All will be saluted through performances in collaboration with some of today’s hottest talent.
Bone Crusher, Bun B, Chamillionaire, Dem Franchize Boyz, DJ Drama, DJ Khaled, Flo Rida, Gucci Mane, Juvenile, Lil Jon, Pitbull, Plies, Rick Ross, Slim Thug, T-Pain, Trick Daddy, Trina and Ying Yang Twins are on the performance bill.
Presenters include Chad Ochocinco, Chilli, David Banner, Donald Glover, Eddie Griffin, Kelly Rowland, Ken Jeong, Kid Rock, Taraji P. Henson and Terrell Owens, generations of hip hop will bridge the gap for one exceptional night to set it off with the original style and flavor that sparked and inspired the evolution of this now global music phenmenon.
“2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South” is the first time that the show has honored a particular geographic region for its hip hop celebration. The Southern style of music and its artists, have been significant on the NYC-born genre and helped to expand its appeal worldwide.
The show will tape from NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom and air on VH1 on Monday, June 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.