Lil’ Bow Wow, DMX, Ludacris To Play Source Awards

Trick Daddy, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Jermaine Dupri also added to list of performers.

DMX, Ludacris, Trick Daddy and Lil’ Bow Wow will join an already packed lineup of performers for this year’s Source Hip-Hop Music Awards, organizers announced Tuesday. Jagged Edge, Jermaine Dupri and Da Brat have also signed on.

The additions come less than two weeks after organizers lined up P. Diddy, Nelly, Mary J. Blige, Ja Rule and M.O.P. with Crazy Town for the awards, to be held August 20 at Miami’s Jackie Gleason Theater and broadcast on UPN on August 28.

Will Smith and NBA star Kobe Bryant have signed on as presenters. Eminem and Outkast topped the nominees list with five nods each, while Snoop Dogg garnered three (see “Eminem, Outkast Lead Source Awards Nominations” ).

Lil’ Bow Wow and Ludacris are both up for New Artist of the Year, while Trick Daddy is in the running for Live Performer of the Year.

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