VH1 has launched the online counterpart to its fourth annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors."

The site, Hiphop.VH1.com, showcases music and exclusive content leading up to VH1's on-air event October 8. The celebration will honor the music and influence of A Tribe Called Quest, Snoop Dogg, Whodini, Missy Elliott, the film Wild Style and Teddy Riley and Andre Harrell for New Jack Swing.

The site will also be home to exclusive and sneak peek performances from the show before they air.

The show will be broadcast on VH1 and VH1 Soul.