Rappers Have Strong Presence At Fashion Awards

Rappers had more presence than ever at this year's

VH-1 Vogue Fashion Awards. The event, which was hosted by "Will & Grace"

star Debra Messing, mixed music with fashion and honored the trendsetters in

the fashion world.

Ruff Ryder's First Lady Eve snagged a VH-1 Vogue

fashion award for best break through artist while P. Diddy, Oprah Winfrey and

Penelope Cruz.paid tribute to Ralph Lauren, who was honored for his 35 years

of work in the fashion industry.

LL Cool J also took part in the two hour show

which aired live yesterday (Oct. 15).