London Free Press
Rapper-producers Kanye West and Lil Jon each took home three prizes at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards yesterday. West won awards for breakthrough artist of the year, album of the year for The College Dropout and video of the year for Through the Wire, which he starred in and co-directed. He led all nominees with seven.
Lil Jon won along with Usher and Ludacris in the R&B/rap collaboration category for the club anthem Yeah, which Lil Jon produced. He also took home awards for collaborating with the group Youngbloodz on the single Damn, and for producer of the year. Ludacris won the male solo rap artist of the year.