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Joe Biden did his thing…Oh…here goes the rumors!THE VH1 HIP-HOP

HONORS

 

I heard the VH1 Hip-Hop

Honors was a pretty good show with Cypress Hill, De La Soul, Naughty By Nature,

Slick Rick, Too $hort…and one more. Guess who gets honored in addition to these

fine people. It was taped last night in New York City. Read and see how it went from somebody that was on the inside! It is

NOT edited. It is raw and uncut!  

 

Here is the run down:

 First of all, there were a lot of people running around the place. People like Chuck Chillout, Monie Love, Young Guru (Jay-Z’s engineer),

 

The event is cool so

far

 

Cypress Hill’s rock

superstar rocked! It was never one of my fav songs, but it translated well in

the live performance. Plus, sen dog got to rap.

 

Mc lyte aint aged in

10 years or more.

 

I heard biz markie did

a lil kool g rap set. He’s got to be feeling some emotions about this.

 

I feel prince paul

should have been included with de la soul.

 

public enemy, epmd and

cee lo (in all silver) honored de la soul. has epmd been honored yet????? Cee-Lo performed “potholes in my lawn” while

dressed as a silver highlighter…it had to be said.

 

Hoping slick rick is

last.

 

Know naughty is last

though.

 

public enemy, epmd and

cee lo (in all silver) honored de la soul. has epmd been honored yet????? about

 

kid rock on the too

short dedication…ok…

 

the de la soul

dedication was bizarre…odd

 

on  “me myself and I,” pos of de la soul

changed the rhyme and said “we hate this song”

 

monie love was in the

house and should have been included on “buddy” with q-tip

 

they put slick rick

3rd….wow!

 

“lodidodi” by biz

markie and ghostface!!!! killer!!! Where is dougie fresh @

 

bust and spliff star

rocked it perfect!!!

 

eve has GREAT

management! slick rick is about to kill it tho…..a children’s story!

 

eve has great

management, she got booked for the dedication to slick rick…in fact, so do

lyte, fat joe, fab, PE, tip busta, mos – they all have great managers!

 

the price of gold is

up…slick rick will hv no issues with all that jewelry in this economy. That’s

better than money round these parts!

 

wow….they threw an

issac hayes dedication in there!!!! estelle mos def chuck d and questlove

 

too short is the OG,

but I’m not sure about this right here, right now…

 

Juelz Santana did a

Lupe and forgot some of the naughty by nature lyrics. No biggie.

 

naughty is the only

group that can bring a damn posse on stage at hip hop honors. “uptown

anthem rules”  

 

BONUS!

 

 

Cee Lo, Chuck D of Public, Enemy, Scarface, Estelle and Mos

Def others paid homage to the late Isaac Hayes! HOT – this was probably the

best moment of the night..aside from naughty’s “uptown anthem”

 

 

Hip-Hop Honors airs

Oct. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on VH1.

 

Here is a more

organized rundown…in the form of a press release:

 

VH1 brought down the house tonight at the 5th annual

“VH1 Hip Hop Honors” as the best of the best in hip hop royalty came

together for one legendary night to honor the ones who came before them and transformed

the genre into a true cultural phenomenon.

Taped at the Hammerstein Ballroom this evening (Thursday,

October 2) in New York City

and hosted by Tracy Morgan, the music and influence of each of the honorees was

recognized through performances by classic artists in collaboration with

today’s hottest new talent. This year, “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” paid

tribute to Cypress Hill, De La Soul, Naughty By Nature, Slick Rick and Too

$hort.

 

The Cypress Hill tribute kicked off the night with an

introduction by Freddy Rodriguez. Fat Joe, Jim Jones and Gym Class Heroes drove

the crowd insane with the group’s hit songs “The Phuncky Feel One,”

“I Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That,” and “Insane In the

Membrane.” Cypress Hill lit up the stage with performances of “DJ

Scratch Intro,” “How I Could Just Kill A Man,” and “(Rock)

Superstar.”

 

Actress Joy Bryant introduced the second tribute of the

night, honorees De La Soul, who took it way back with performances from

Estelle, Mos Def, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Cee-Lo and EPMD. They tore the roof off

with the group’s biggest hits, “A Roller Skating Jam Named

‘Saturdays,’” “Stakes Is High,” “Potholes In My Lawn,”

and “Ego Trippin.’” Topping off the performance, De La Soul broke it

down true old school style reminding the crowd that they can still get down,

breaking out in a medley of old school rhymes from “Me, Myself and I”

to a remix of “Buddy!”

 

The show continued on a “slick” note with hits

that defined Slick Rick’s solo career. Legendary rapper MC Lyte kicked off the

tribute with “The Ruler’s Back.” The crowd went crazy when Busta

Rhymes and Spliff Star took the stage performing the “The Show” which

brought everyone to their feet. They led into a true hip hop medley with the

legendary Biz Markie and Ghostface Killah singing “La Di Da Di.”

Finally Eve took the stage with her rendition of the eclectic hip hop chart

topper “Mona Lisa.” Slick Rick then took to the stage performing

“Hey Young World” and “Children’s Story.”

 

Next, in honor of R&B legend Isaac Hayes, a medley of

artists took the stage to salute the icon. Mos Def took the stage first,

outfitted in dark shades, setting it off with the hit theme song from

“Shaft.” Next British sweetheart Estelle performed a remix of “I

Love You,” and Cee-Lo kept the crowd grooving with “The Look of Love.”

Next on stage, Scarface dazzled the crowd with “My Mind Is Playing Tricks

On Me.” Closing out this special tribute was Chuck D with “Black

Steel In The Hour of Chaos.”

 

Hip hop entrepreneur and producer Luke Campbell took the

stage to introduce Too $hort. Luke talked about how he set the stage and paved

the way for Too $hort to become the artist he is today. Also paying homage to

Too $hort, Kid Rock gave a thrilling performance of “Life Is Too

Short.” Lil John got low with “Shake That Monkey” followed by a

duet with Bun B of the electric “Blow the Whistle.” After an intro

performance of “The Ghetto” by Scarface, Too $hort got the crowd on

their feet with “Gettin’ It” and “Money In The Ghetto.”

 

Bringing the show to an unforgettable end, Wyclef Jean, Juelz

Santana and Big Boi ripped the stage with the all-time favorites, “No

Woman No Cry,” “Everything’s Gonna Be All Right,” and the

monster hit “O.P.P.” Naughty By Nature closed the show as only they

could do, performing “Uptown Anthem” and “Hip Hop Hooray.”

JOE BIDEN, WE LOVE YOU!

They keep us talking, but if we stop talking about them then they should worry!

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