Missy, Lil Kim & Da Brat Reunite For Ladies Night At The Soul Train Awards

Missy, Lil Kim, Da Brat, Yo-Yo, Lady of Rage, MC Lyte and Total took to the stage to pay tribute to Kool and The Gang with a performance of “Ladies Night” at the Soul Train Awards. Eric Benet sang the lead to the original song and Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was acknowledged for her part as well. It was the first time in 16 years they had performed their hip-hop version of Kool and The Gang’s 1979 hit.

Whoopi Goldberg “Celebrates” Birthday On The View With Kool And The Gang


Whoopi flanked by Kahlis Bayyan (3rd from left) & Kool (to Whoopi’s left), George Brown (second on her right), and DT.

For her birthday celebration on Friday the 13, Whoopi Goldberg requested Kool and the Gang to perform on the show. The band was glad to fulfill this wish. Whoopi introduced them as, “R & B trailbrazers who wrote the national anthem of party songs, “Celebration.” Kool and the Gang changed a few lyrics, “To Whoopi Goldberg and The View we are going to celebrate and party with you.”

Whoopi, Sherrie and Joy Behar flanked on the left by Khalis Bayyan (2nd from left) and Kool (Whoopi’s left) and DT (far right).

Photo credits: Ida Mae Astute/ABC (American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.)