VH1 has announced the five honorees for their fifth annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors," Cypress Hill
, De La Soul
, Slick Rick
, Naughty By Nature
and Too $hort
Hosted once again by Tracy Morgan
, this year's musical celebration will give viewers a chance to step back and reminisce on a time when hip hop music began to make its greatest impact on American pop culture.
Premiering on Tuesday, October 7, generations of hip hop will bridge the gap for one exceptional night to set it off with the original style and flavor that sparked a revolution and continues to fuel an evolution around the world. Additional performances and appearances will be announced shortly.