2008 ‘VH1 Hip Hop’ Honorees Announced

VH1 has announced the five honorees for the fifth annual “VH1 Hip Hop Honors.” Cypress Hill, De La Soul, Slick Rick, Naughty By Nature, and Too $hort will be honored at this year’s show airing October 7th at 10 p.m. on VH1 and VH1 Soul.

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.

On September 16th, will launch its dedicated “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” website with honoree profiles, exclusive online programming, show information, and more at