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South African Hip Hop Awards 2019 – Nominees List

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The nominees for the 2019 edition of the SA Hip Hop Awards were announced on Tuesday ahead of the awards ceremony at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg on 20 November.

Nadia Nakai has received three nominations, the artist boasting the most nominations is YoungstaCPT with four, followed by Riky Rick, K.O, Nadia Nakai, Gemini Major, Flame, Big Zulu and DJ Speedsta with three apiece.

Other nominated artists include Sjava and Nasty C who each scooped multiple South African Music Awards at the prestigious ceremony earlier this year.

Voting is based on a combination of judges’ scores (60%) and public votes (40%) in the following five categories: Best Collaboration, Best Female, Best Male, Best Video and Song of the Year. Voting is 100% online in the Best Hip Hop Radio Show category.

Below is the full list of nominees:

Song of the Year

  • ‘Supa Dupa’ – K.O
  • ‘Utatakho’ – Yanga Chief
  • ‘Khethile Khethile’ – Kwesta ft. Makwa, Tshego AMG and Thee Legacy
  • ‘You & I’ – Riky Rick ft. Mlindo the Vocalist
  • ‘Right Now’ – Gemini Major ft. Nasty C and Tellaman
  • ‘No Stress’ – DJ Speesta ft. Zoocci Coke Dope, Una Rams and Da L.E.S
  • ‘Hello’ – Beast ft. Sjava
  • ‘Vur Vai’ – Kwesta
  • ‘Ama Million’ – Big Zulu ft. Cassper Nyovest
  • ‘Say You Will’ – K.O ft Nandi Madida

Best Album of the Year

  • Thank Da King – Kid X
  • Ungqongqoshe Wongqongqoshe – Big Zulu
  • Candyman Flame – Candyman
  • 3T – YoungstaCPT
  • Nadia Naked – Nadia Nakai

Mixtape of the Year

  • Job Woods – Gigi Lamayne
  • Never Grow Up – Shane Eagle
  • BottlebrushStr – DJ Speedsta
  • Die Dope – Die Mondez & Zoocci Coke Dope
  • 18 Flow – Touchline

Best Male

  • Kid X
  • Flame
  • Big Zulu
  • The Big Hash
  • YoungstaCPT

Best Female

  • Nadia Nakai
  • Gigi Lamayne
  • Bizzcuit
  • Assessa

DJ of the Year

  • DJ Speesta
  • DJ Akio
  • DJ PH
  • DJ Zan D
  • Ms Cosmo

Producer of the Year

  • Makwa Beats
  • Gemini Major
  • 808x
  • Zoocci Coke Dope

Best Collabo

  • ‘You & I’ – Riky Rick ft. Mlindo the Vocalist
  • ‘Right Now’ – Gemini Major ft. Nasty C and Tellaman
  • ‘Right Now’ – DJ Speedsta ft. Zoocci Coke Dope, Una Rams and Da L.E.S
  • ‘Hello’ – Beast ft. Sjava
  • ‘Say You Will’ – K.O ft. Nandi Madida

Lyricist of the Year

  • Jimmy Wiz
  • YoungstaCPT
  • Reason
  • Ginger Trill
  • PdotO

Freshman of the Year (Newcomer)

  • The Big Hash – Young
  • Flame – CandyMan
  • Touchline – 18 Flow
  • Jimmy Wiz – Accordin’ to Jim
  • PatricKxxLEE – Nowhere Child

MVP/Hustler of the Year

  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Nadia Nakai
  • Nasty C
  • Kwesta
  • Riky Rick

Best Video

  • ‘YVR’ – YoungstaCPT
  • ‘Lost Hills’ – Vato Kayde ft. AKA and Gator
  • ‘Supa Dupa’ – K.O
  • ‘Hosh’ – Priddy Ugly ft. Wichi 1080 & YoungstaCPT
  • ‘Sudden’ – Frank Casino ft. Cassper Nyovest and Major League DJz

Best Local Brand

  • Baps
  • StylaGang Original Designs
  • Butanwear
  • Y?Gen Apparel

Best International Brand

  • Power Play
  • Sportscene
  • Castle Lite
  • Russian Bear Vodka

Promoter of the Year

  • Pop Bottles
  • Cotton Fest
  • The Ivyson Tour
  • Durban Varsity fest
  • Fill Up

Best Remix

  • ‘Juju’ (remix) Yanga Chief ft. Kwesta
  • ‘Warrior’(remix) – Zaddy Swag ft. DJ Capital, Touchline, Emtee, PdotO, Ab Crazy, Red Button and Big Star Johnson
  • ‘Ap3x’ (remastered) – Shane Eagle ft. Bas
  • ‘Yeah’ (remix) – DJ D Double ft. AKA, Da L.E.S and YoungstaCPT
  • ‘Culture Vulture’ (remix) – 25k ft. Emtee & AKA

Hennessy Honorary Award

  • Falko Graffiti Artist

Ubuntu Activism

  • EmileYx

Best Radio Show

  • YFM – SA Hip Hop Live
  • Ukhozi FM – iNumba Numba
  • Ligwalagwala FM – Hip Hop Parliment
  • Good Hope FM ­– The Ready D Show
  • Metro FM – Absolute Hip Hop
  • Massiv Metro – The Element
  • Motsweding FM – Motswako wa Hip Hop
  • Gagazi FM – The Fresh Cut
  • YFM – The Rodeo
  • 5FM – The Stir Up

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