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Luther Campbell: The Nasty Truth Behind that VH1 Hip Hop Honor

Don’t ask Luther Campbell how it feels to be honored by VH1 as a hip-hop artist. But if you do, be prepared to hit the BLEEP button—and hold it down.

Interviewed on The Mutha Knows Show, the 2 Live Crew frontman— who founded his own label in 1990, Luke Records—goes off big-time on the cable net for initially including him in its 2010 Hip Hop Honors show only as a Crew member.

CAPTION: "That's basically what I told'em," Luther (above) tells us of his blowup at VH1. "Then everything got straightened out."

That's basically what I told'em," Luther (above) tells us of his blowup at VH1. "Then everything got straightened out."

“At first they told me I would be honored as a record executive, which is what I appreciate being honored as,” Luther—who was feted alongside the likes of Jermaine Dupris, Timbaland, Master P and J Prince—tells host Mutha.

“Then when I got to the interview and I think there was some mis- communication, misunderstanding.

“But I got to the interview and they only interviewed me with 2 Live Crew and I said, ‘Hold the f— on. I ain’t gonna be inducted as no goddamn member of no group.

“‘When a n—– like me discovered Trick Daddy, Pitbull, Ace Town, 2 Live Crew, all that s—, when you create all that s— and you have gold and platinum DVDs, freak shows and peep shows and you Continue reading