Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean, Naughty by Nature, Redman & Fetty Wap to Team Up for New Jersey Tribute at VMAs

Queen Latifah
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Queen Latifah speaks on stage during the 2018 Black Girls Rock! at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Aug. 26, 2018 in Newark, N.J. 

The Garden State natives will join forces for a "collaborative performance" at Monday's awards show.

MTV has lined up a star-studded finale performance for Monday's Video Music Awards that will pay tribute to New Jersey, featuring several artists who hail from the Garden State.  

In honor of the 2019 awards show, which takes place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, the network has assembled Queen LatifahNaughty by Nature, RedmanFetty Wap and Wyclef Jean for what is being called a "collaborative performance."   

They join a lineup of previously announced performers that includes Taylor Swift, who will open the show. Other performers will include Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Jonas Brothers, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Rosalía, Big Sean featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna.  

Also during the show, Missy Elliott is set to receive the Video Vanguard Award, while Marc Jacobs will be presented with the inaugural Fashion Trailblazer Award.

Sebastian Maniscalco will host the 2019 VMAs, airing live on MTV at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Monday. The preshow, airing at 7 p.m. ET/PT, will feature performances by Ava Max, CNCO and Megan Thee Stallion with Terrence J and Nessa hosting and Zara Larsson serving as special correspondent.

John Travolta, Lenny Kravitz, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jonathan Van Ness, Keke Palmer, Lindsey Vonn, Rick Ross, Salt-N-Pepa and Ice-T are among the many presenters scheduled for Monday's show.

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are tied with the most nominations, with 10 noms each.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.

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