Year: 2003
Director: Jim Jones

They'd already achieved notoriety from their mixtapes, but the Diplomats didn't really bubble over until the release of their first video, which encapsulates the movement at its arrogant best. With the cutaway to "I Really Mean It," it also features what are arguably the crew's two best songs. There's no doubt who ran NYC that year.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
The Diplomatic Immunity double LP also yielded videos for "Hey Ma" and "Bout It Bout It...Part III."