Hip Hop Honors 2016 Girl Power Reigns!

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Every year VH1 network shows love to all of the old school hip hop movers, shakers and influencers. The rappers of the Golden Age of hip hop helped mold the music industry to what we see today. Past honorees include Slick Rick, Naughty By Nature and Too $hort. Nevertheless, don’t think that Vh1’s Hip Hop Honors is just about the guys. Hip Hop Honors 2016 is bringing serious “Girl Power” to the fore!

Hip Hop Honors 2016

Who’s on tap for this year’s show? Man let’s just say that all these ladies paved the way for the Nickis, Iggys, Lola Monroes and Azealia Banks. Hip Hop Honors 2016 honorees include: Queen Latifah, Salt N’ Pepa, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott and the original Queen Bee, Lil’ Kim!





The fabulousity of these ladies are on a whole other level. They can rap with the best of them, have iconic style and their music transcends generations. Here is a quickie promo that highlights all that:

As our mother used to say, “They all that and a bag of chips that’s greasy huh (LOL)?” It’s not easy having longevity in the music industry. Heck, it’s not easy to get into the music industry period! Nevertheless, these ladies made it happen. Moreover, they did it at a time when hip hop was dominated by males. Yet, they let their talent do the real talking. Consequently, now they are legends in the game.

Hip Hop Honors 2016 – Nothing But Love

Queen Latifah, Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott and Salt N’ Pepa are all honored to be recognized as heavy hitters in hip hop. We loved what Salt N’ Pepa told fans. They said,

“After 30 years in the game, platinum plaques, all the awards and proclamations any artist could dream of, it wouldn’t mean anything without our amazing fans. Thank you and God bless you for keeping us relevant! Blessed to be receiving VH1 Hip Hop Honors with our fellow iconic Hip Hop sisters Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah and Lil’ Kim next week on Monday the 11th of July!

Posted Notes: Fun facts about the show tonight-

  • Word on the street is that Teyona Taylor, Flotus, The Lox and French Montana will make an appearance.
  • Hip Hop Honors has been on hiatus for 6 years.
  • Will be live from the David Geffen Hall.

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The Ladies Photoshoot for People

Congratulations to a wonderful group of ladies! Moreover don’t forget to watch Vh1’s Hip Hop Honors 2016 tonight at 9/8c.

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Arianne Suggs is the founder of 1966 Magazine. I love to write about fashion, beauty, lifestyle, fitness and travel. Join me on my journey.