VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008

Hip-hop’s finest hit the red carpet before the 2008 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Watch the show at 10 p.m. ET Monday on VH1.
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 02, 2008

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Eve steps out in a hot sequined top, fitted blazer, PVC leggings and booties.

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Joy Bryant is stunning in a black printed minidress and neon pumps.

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Host Tracy Morgan shows off his chic style onstage.

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MC Lyte glams it up in metallic makeup, a black studded top and cropped PVC leggings.

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Wyclef Jean steps it up in this hip studded jacket, jeans and shades.

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Rapper KRS One stops for a pic before the show in his all-red outfit.

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Flavor Flav shows off his signature style with his classic clock, white shades and hat.

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Big Boi and Kid Rock hang together before the show.

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Nicole Murphy works a sexy, backless minidress with studded cuffs.

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Cypress Hill is honored for their achievements at this year’s show.

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Rap trio Naughty by Nature are honorees at the show 17 years after they released the classic “O.P.P.”

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Michael Rapaport and Busta Rhymes show off their looks before the show.

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Hip-hop group De La Soul gets special honors at this year’s show.

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Fat Joe smiles for photographers in his best red carpet duds.

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The members of Gym Class Heroes look relaxed in black jackets and jeans.

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Slick Rick gives a crowd-pleasing performance.

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Hip-hop star Eve commands the stage in a jaw-dropping retro-style catsuit.

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Mos Def, Chuck D and Flavor Flav prove they’ve still got it.

Click HERE to see the best photos from the past Hip Hop Honors.


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