Hip Hop Honors Hit VH1 Broadband

Hip Hop Honors Hit VH1 Broadband 1For the first time ever, preshow footage from the VH1 Hip Hop Honors will air exclusively on the network’s broadband channel, VSPOT.

Red-carpet interviews and backstage footage — hosted by former honorees Salt, Pepa and Spinderella — will begin at 6 p.m. (EST) Oct. 17.

The third-annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors begins at 9 p.m., and it will be hosted by Ice-T. This year’s honorees include Ice Cube, Wu-Tang Clan, Afrika Bambaataa, Russell Simmons, MC Lyte, Rakim, Beastie Boys and Eazy-E.

Also in October, VH1’s digital properties, VSPOT and VH1 Mobile, will offer extensive hip-hop-focused content, and VH1 Classic and VH1 Soul will air specials.