Did you miss VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors’ special this evening?
Live from the Lincoln Center in New York City, the Hip Hop Honors returned with a vengeance to celebrate the women who helped pioneer hip-hop.
Queen Latifah, Lil Kim, Missy Elliott and Salt-N-Pepa were the honorees at tonight’s event which featured appearances from Diddy, Michelle Obama, Pharrell, Timbaland, Nelly Furtado and many more.
Thankfully, VH1 made our favorite moments from the show available online!
Get into them below.
Queen Latifah, Yo Yo, Monie Love, Da Brat, Ms Jade, MC Lyte, Lady of Rage, Suga T, Rah Digga, Mia X, and Eve perform Queen Latifah’s hit “U.N.I.T.Y.” to close out Hip Hop Honors.
Lil’ Kim performs her hits “Big Momma Thing,” “Queen B” and “It’s All About the Benjamins” with The Lox.
Fantasia, Monica and Tweet perform a medley of ‘Free Yourself,’ ‘So Gone,’ ‘Let It Go’ and ‘Lady Marmalade.’
Queen Latifah performs some of her hits, including ‘When You’re Good to Mama,’ ‘Come Into My House,’ ‘Had It Up 2 Here,’ ‘Monie In The Middle’ and ‘Ladies’ First,’ featuring Rah Digga, Lady of Rage, Da Brat and Yo Yo.
Lil Mama, Teyana Taylor, Dej Loaf and Desiigner tribute Lil’ Kim with performances of her hits ‘Crush On You,’ ‘No Time’ and ‘All About The Benjamins.’
Remy Ma, Nelly Furtado, Eve and Trina perform a medley of ‘Work It,’ ‘Get Ur Freak On,’ ‘Hot Boyz,’ ‘One Minute Man,’ ‘Lose Control’ and ‘WTF’ alongside dancers to tribute Missy Elliott.