Lil Kim Joins Joins Line Up For VH1 Hip Hop Honors

Lil Kim joins the line-up of performers at the 3rd annual “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” premiering Tuesday, October 17 at 9PM*. She will honor MC Lyte with a performance of “Lyte As A Rock.”

“MC Lyte is at the top of the list when you talk about Hip Hop pioneers. She paved the way for myself and many of today’s greatest MC’s. I’m honored to have the opportunity to show my respect and how she influenced me,” said Lil Kim in a statement.

Hosted by Ice T, “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” pays homage to the hip hop pioneers and luminaries who transformed the genre into a true cultural phenomenon. The music and influence of each of the honorees will be recognized through performances by classic artists in collaboration with today’s hottest new talent. This year’s celebration will honor Ice Cube, Wu-Tang Clan, Afrika Bambaataa, Russell Simmons, MC Lyte, Rakim, Beastie Boys and Eazy E. With the exception of Russell Simmons, Afrika Bambaataa and Eazy E, all the honorees are set to take the stage and showcase their legendary talent, along with Lil Kim, Diddy, Fat Joe, Lil Jon, Da Brat, Xzibit, Talib Kweli, Remy Ma, Q-Tip, Common, The Roots, George Clinton, Young Jeezy, Erykah Badu and KRS-One. With appearances by Outkast and Mike Epps. Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson of the Roots will be this year’s musical director. Additional performances and appearances will be announced shortly.

Past honorees include Run DMC, Sugarhill Gang, KRS-One, DJ Kool Herc, DJ Hollywood, Public Enemy, Rock Steady Crew, Tupac Shakur, The Graffiti Movement, LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane, Ice T, Notorious B.I.G., Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, Salt -N- Pepa, and the film Boyz N The Hood with performances by Kid Rock, Nas, Anthrax, MC Hammer, Kanye West, Nelly, T.I., En Vogue, Ludacris, Chic, Doug E. Fresh, Faith Evans, Ciara, The Roots, Pete Rock and Biz Markie.

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