After a six-year hiatus, VH1's Hip Hop Honors returned to celebrate the game changers of the hip hop industry.But this year's event, aptly dubbed All Hail The Queens, was all about that girl power!Remember those rumors awhile back that actress Queen Latifah and her longtime girlfriend Jeanette Jenkins had split up? The two lovebirds shared a romantic moment before taking off on jet skis and hanging out with Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz (not pictured) on a yacht.Syd the Kyd is the only woman in the controversial rap crew Odd Future, who are known for pushing the envelope with their overly misogynistic and violent lyrics.Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping. Throughout the story, June wears a silk-screen NAACP t-shirt. After a summer of superheroes and sex humor comedies, this was the most life affirming and refreshing film I've seen so far this year. Sophie Okonedo played an emotionally damaged woman with perfect pitch and demeanor.Silk-screened t-shirts did not exist until the issuance of a patent for the garment screen printing machine in 1969. When we went to the paint shop, she latched on to a color called, "Caribbean Pink." She said it made her feel like dancing a Spanish Flamenco. is still struggling with it's feelings on race, even today. If the academy doesn't recognize some folks from this film, they'd be remiss. Paul Bettany's performance of the alternately hurt and hurtful father was a challenge. If you've been paying attention to national news lately, then you're aware that America is currently suffering from an increase in black deaths at the hands of police.
Just simply a moving story, a great script, top notch acting, and all beautifully shot. People write on my Tumblr just thanking me for making the video, saying that I really inspire them, and they want to be like me.But I wasn’t always this way, this comfortable with myself, and I remember what that was like. Everyday people aren’t given this opportunity and I realize that. Broadcast live for the first time in its history, Monday night's ceremony paid homage to the female trailblazers who burst into the patriarchal genre to make their voices heard — and were honored with AH-Mazing tribute performances!Related: Wendy Williams Invites Critic To Educate Her On Racism! • Queen Latifah • Elton John • Vanessa Hudgens • Neil Patrick Harris • Margaret Cho • Sad Sad • Ellen Page • Lady Ga Ga • Twitter • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson • Lady • Gabrielle Union • Violence • Scary!The happy couple then boarded the yacht for their honeymoon, taking Queen and Jeanette along with them.