All Hail The Queens: Lil Kim, Salt-N-Pepa & Missy Elliott Hit VH1’s ‘Hip Hop Honors’ Carpet

Salt-N-Pepa, Missy Elliott,  Queen Latifah, and Lil Kim were the guests of honor for VH1’s Hip Hop Honors: All Haill The Queens held at New York City’s Lincoln Center on Monday (July 11) night.

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The live tribute, hosted by Eve, featured appearances from Diddy, Ashanti, Teyana Taylor, Rich Homie Quan, French Montana, and more paying homage to the rap game’s female pioneers.

The night wasn’t just about the music, as Dej Loaf used fashion to make a statement on police brutality (Queen Latifah and Kim also touched on the subject during the show).

 

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Check the gallery to see the night’s honorees, along with Kelly Rowland, Amber Rose, Eve, Fantasia, Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, MC Lyte, and  VIBE VIVA covergirl, Dacha Polanco on the Hip Hop Honors pink carpet.