Missy Elliott to Hit the Stage at VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers’

Get ready to “work it” at this year’s VH1 Hip Hop Honors because Missy Elliott is set to take the stage, paying tribute to the 1990’s.

According to XXL, the Virginia femcee known for her hits “The Rain,” “Hot Boys,” “Gossip Folks,” “Get Ur Freak On” and most recently “I’m Better” is set to perform along with several big acts from the 90’s. Focusing on the 1990’s, Hip Hop Honors: The Game Changers will commend pivotal moments from the decade and big acts from that time. Mariah Carey will be celebrated during the special for her collaboration with hip-hop icons including Diddy, Jay-Z, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Busta Rhymes and more. Along with Carey, legendary comedian and actor Martin Lawrence will be honored for his popular sitcom Martin and his roles in classics including Bad Boys and Big Momma’s House.

VH1’s Hip Hop Honors has paid tribute to many music icons since its start in 2004 – when it first paid tribute to KRS-One, Run-DMC, Public Enemy, and more. Since then, the annual event has honored stars including Russell Simmons, LL Cool J, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, MC Lyte, and more. Last year, the special paid a special tribute to female pioneers in hip hop and honored femcee’s including Missy Elliott , Lil Kim, Queen Latifah, and Salt-N-Pepa.

Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers is set to air September 18 at 9 PM and will be hosted by Regina Hall. The special will also honor victims that were affected by Hurricane Harvey and will let viewers to donate for relief efforts.

Check out VH1’s announcement and fans reactions below!

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