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Missy Elliott Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

If inducted, Elliott would become the first female MC and the third rapper honored by the music institution.

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WATCH: Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim Bring All the Nostalgic Feels to VH1 'Hip Hop Honors'

From Missy’s “She’s a Bitch” opener to Kim, Fabolous and Havoc’s tribute to the late Prodigy, here are some of the highlights from VH1’s annual celebration.

'Breaking' Presents: Xenia Rubinos, a Powerhose Singer/Songwriter Unafraid to Learn Out Loud

On her funky second album, “Black Terry Cat,” the genre-bender explores identity, police violence and the hidden labor of Latino/a restaurant workers.

Nick Cannon Joins 29 Percent of Black Kidney Failure Patients in the U.S.

The host of

“America’s Got Talent” is in the hospital.