SA Hip Hop Awards 2018 Nominee Announcement

SA Hip Hop Awards 2018 Nominee Announcement

The 7th Annual South African Hip Hop Awards are just around the corner. Accolades will be given to active members within the industry. Winners receive a statue that is called a Pyramid. The show will boast a number of appearances, live performances and tributes by today’s leading musicians. This will be pre-recorded to be broadcast on SABC 1, SABC 1 will communicate the broadcast details as part of the build up to the awards.

The event will be taking place on Wednesday, 19th December at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, where great achievements within the local hip hop culture will be celebrated.

The theme for this year is “Where I’m From”

#SAHHA2018 nominees

These are the artists that have ben nominated in each participating category:

Song of the Year
Riky Rick – Stay Shining
Nasty C – Send Me Away
Zakwe ft Various Artists – Sebentin
Nadia Nakai ft Cassper Nyovest – Naa Mean
DJ Speedsta ft OkMalumKoolKat – Combos Communicating
Anatii – Thixo Onofefe
Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
Nasty C ft ASAP Ferg – King
Kid X ft Chiano Sky – Aunty
Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit

Best Album
Zakwe – Cebisa
Nasty C – Strings N Bling
Da Les – High Life
Blaklez – Baby Brother
K.O – SR2

Mixtape of the Year

Slikour Onlife – Incubator Class of 2017
DJ Sliqe – Navy Black
Stogie T – Honey & Pain
Gigi Lamayne – VI
Moozlie – Versus

Best Male
Nasty C
Blaklez
KO
Zakwe
Da Les

Best Female

Nelz
Gigi Lamayne
Moozlie
Fifi Cooper
Tyrant

DJ of the Year

DJ Speedsta
Akio
Junior De Rocka
DJ Sliqe
Ms Cosmo

Producer of the Year

Makwa Beats
Gemini Major
Tweezy
Co-kayn Beats
Zooci Coke Dope

Best Collabo

Boity ft Nasty C – Wuz Dat
DJ Speedsta ft OkMalumKoolKat – Combos Communicating
DJ Capital ft Kwesta, Reason & Kid X – Skebe Dep Dep
Nasty C ft ASAP Ferg – King
Kid X ft Chiano Sky – Aunty
Ms Cosmo ft Moozlie, Rouge & Sho Madjozi – Ay Baby
Nadia Nakai ft Cassper Nyovest – Naa Mean
Riky Rick ft Cassper Nyovest, Professor & Major League DJs – Stay Shining

Lyricist of the Year

Nasty C
Stogie T
Zakwe
Ginger Breadman
PDotO
Freshman of the Year (Newcomer)
Big Zulu
Saudi
Moozlie
Tyrant

Hustler of the Year

Cassper Nyovest
Rouge
Proverb
Slikour Onlife
Kwesta
Best Dance Crew
Supreme I Crew
2Legitt Crew
Creed Crew
Survivor Dance Crew

Best Video

L-Tido ft Phoenix – I’m Back
Zakwe ft Cassper Nyovest – Sebentin
Nasty C – Jungle
Ms Cosmo ft Moozlie, Rouge & Sho Madjozi – Ay Baby
Nadia Nakai ft Cassper Nyovest – Naa Mean
Cassper Nyovest – Ksazobalit
Anatii – Thixo Onofefe
Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
Nadia Nakai ft Frank Casino – Money Calling
Riky Rick ft Cassper Nyovest, Professor & Major League DJs – Stay Shining

Best Graffiti

Drake MHC
Senzart
Dbongz

Best Local Brand

Family Tree
StylaGang Original Designs
Butanwear

Best International Brand

Power Play
KFC
Castle Lite

Promoter of the Year

Pop Bottles
Major League Gardens
Junior Lavie
Until Until
Kool Out

Milestone Award

Cassper Nyovest – for his work in filling up FNB Stadium.

Best Digital Sales

Kwesta – accumulated the most digital sales for Spirit (2017-2018)

Most Valuable Player (MVP)

Cassper Nyovest
Riky Rick
Kwesta
Nasty C
Proverb

Best Remix

DJ Capital ft Kwesta, Youngsta CPT, Stogie T, Kid X & Reason – Skebe Dep Dep (remix)
Zakwe ft Musiholiq, Cassper Nyovest, Blaklez, Kwesta, HHP & Prokid – Sebentin (remix)
Jovilash ft Flabba, HHP, Mr Selwyn & Infadizle – Ya Kwini (remix)
Beatmochini ft Towdeemac, Skillo, Nasi Profresher-KT, Lection & Khuli Chana – Wata Mafia Gon Do (remix)
Riky Rick ft Da Les, Youngsta CPT, Frank Casino, Stilo Magolide, J Molley & KLY – Buy It Out (remix)

Best Radio Show

YFM – SA Hip Hop Live
Uhozi FM – iNumba Numba
5FM – 16 Bars Reloaded
Goodhope FM – The Ready D Show
Metro FM – Absolute Hip Hop
SK.fm – Trailblazer
Motsweding FM – Motshwako wa Hip Hop
Gagazi FM – Hip Hop Session
Radio Bushbuckridge – Rhythm & Flow
5FM – The Stir Up

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