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In this classic footage of The Diplomates on The Source TV, the Harlem group performs “I Really Mean It” and “Santana’s Town” at The Source Awards in 2003. The award show was hosted by Lisa Raye and Treach of Naughty By Nature, and also included performances from Nelly, Diddy, Murphy Lee with “Shake Ya Tailfeather,” Trina with “B R Right,” Bonecrusher with “Neva Scared,” David Banner with “Like A Pimp,” The Youngbloodz with “Damn,” Lil Jon and the Ying Yang Twins with Get Low,” and more.

Award winners at The Source 2003 Awards included:

Artist of the Year–Male Solo: Nelly


Single of the Year–Male Solo: In Da Club, 50 Cent

Single of the Year–Group: Grindin, Clipse

Single of the Year–Collab: Neva Scared by Bonecrusher featuring T.I. And Killer Mike

R&B/Rap Collabo of the Year: Thug Lovin’, Ja Rule featuring Bobby Brown

Video of the Year: I Don’t Give A #%!, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz featuring Mystikal & Krayzie Bone

Producer of the Year: The Neptunes

Dancehall-Reggae Album of the Year: Sean Paul, Dutty Rock

International Album of the Year: K-Os, Exit (Canada)

Best Acting in a Movie by a Rapper: Cam’ron, Paid In Full (Character: Rico)

Album of the Year: 50 Cent, Get Rich Or Die Tryin’

Pioneer Award: Kurtis Blow