They were joined by Redman, Fetty Wap and Wyclef Jean for a New Jersey tribute.
Other winners included Taylor Swift, who used her speech to call out the White House.
Queen Latifah, Redman, Wyclef Jean, Naughty By Nature will all take the stage.
Fans launched several petitions urging MTV to honor the rapper and producer.
The reboot is set to debut in 2020.
MTV wants it, but the hip-hop mogul says he’s still “on the fence.”
The ceremony aired Monday night across several cable channels.
The actor was nominated for his role on Showtime’s “The Chi.”
Monday night’s broadcast suffered double-digit declines from a year ago.