VH1 Hip Hop Honors Salutes Queens Lil’ Kim, Queen Latifah & Missy Elliott: Watch The Performances
VH1 paid tribute to the ladies — no, make that the Queens — of hip hop last night in New York City. Those given props included Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Lil’ Kim and Salt-N-Pepa, with their songs being tackled by the likes of Eve, Trina, Nelly Furtado, Lil Mama, Remy Ma, Ashanti, Monie Love, Keke Palmer, Teyana Taylor, Fantasia and Monica.
Why don’t we just get to watching these female rap pioneers get their dues? Below, catch several of the fantastic performances that highlighted the first Hip Hop Honors event in six years.
Missy Elliott medley of hits — Remy Ma, Nelly Furtado, Eve and Trina
Fantasia, Monica and Tweet perform songs written or produced by Missy Elliott
Lil’ Kim performs a medley of her hits
Lil Mama, Teyana Taylor, French Montana and The Lox tribute Lil’ Kim
Eve, Ashanti, Dreezy & Keke Palmer perform Salt-N-Pepa’s hits
Queen Latifah joined by Da Brat, Monie Love & Others for a hits medley
Betty White recites lines from Queen Latifah’s “U.N.I.T.Y.”
Queen Latifah wraps with a performance of “U.N.I.T.Y.”