NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ — The 6th annual “VH1 Hip Hop Honors” show will commemorate the 25th anniversary of Def Jam Records, as talents from across all artistic genres come together to celebrate this significant milestone in American hip-hop music. Eminem, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Ludacris, DMX, Mary J. Blige, Redman, The Roots, Method Man, ONYX, Public Enemy, Warren G, Kid Rock, Chris Rock, Jimmy Fallon, Brett Ratner, Trey Songz, Ja Rule, Gym Class Heroes, and Scarface are scheduled to show up and show out to celebrate the label that served a catalyst for this American musical phenomenon.
“VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009” will be taped from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York. “30 Rock’s” Tracy Morgan returns as host for the 3rd year, as he will be joined many of hip-hop’s biggest luminaries. The “VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009” broadcast will premiere on VH1 on Tuesday, October 13 at 9PM ET/PT.*