THE DIRTY SOUTH HIP HOP HONORS

NEW YORK, June 8, 2010 — The VH1 premiere of its 7th annual “2010 VH1 Hip Hop

Honors <http://hiphop.vh1.com/> ” music event on Monday, June 7 averaged a 1.2

rating among 18-49 viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.   The telecast,

which aired from 9-11 PM ET/PT, attracted nearly 2 million total viewers and

scored as the second highest rated edition yet of the hip hop performance

franchise.

SNEAK PEEK OF MY HIP HOP HONORS PERFORMANCE

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LIVING THE LIFE: DAY 3 HIP HOP HONORS

DAY 3 OF THE REHEARSALS FOR THE HIP HOP HONORS, THE SHOW AIRS ON VH1 ON MON NIGHT MAKE SURE YOU WATCH IT!

LIVING THE LIFE: DAY 2 OF HIP HOP HONORS

LIVING THE LIFE (HIP HOP HONORS REHEARSAL DAY 1)

I’M IN NEW YORK ALL WEEK FOR THE HIP HOP HONORS, SO LOOK FOR A NEW EPISODE EVERY DAY.

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HOW WE DO IT IN THE SOUTH

2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South

LIFERS I KNOW ALOTTA YALL WANTED TO SEE THIS HAPPEN SO THANK YOU FOR ALWAYS HOLDING ME DOWN.

VH1’s hugely successful annual tribute to the force that is hip hop music, culture and influence returns in June for a seventh time with VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South.

The show will celebrate The Dirty South and the honorees who infused the southern story into hip hop’s global message.

Jermaine Dupri, J Prince of Rap-A-Lot Records, Luther “Luke” Campbell AND 2 Live Crew, Organized Noize, and Master P are being recognized through performances in collaboration with some of today’s hottest talent.

Always one of the premiere hip hop events of the year, in addition to featuring amazing performances, VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South will explore the rich hip hop history of the region through music, dance and language.

Last year’s edition was the highest-rated VH1 Hip Hop Honors yet. VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2010 will tape from NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom and air on VH1 on Monday, June 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

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