South African Hip Hop Awards 2016 Nominees Revealed

Shout out to Family Tree and Ambitious Entertainment stables as they scooped about 18 / 19 nominations at this year’s South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA) respectively. The nominees were announced last week, 11 November and we’ve got the full list below:

Song of The Year

  • Gwan – Maraza
  • Ameni – Ms Pru
  • Pearl Thusi – Emtee
  • Sidlukotini – Riky Rick
  • One Time – AKA
  • Ngud’ – Kwesta ft Cassper Nyovest
  • Hell Naw – Nasty C
  • Now or Never – DJ Switch
  • Washa – DJ CitiLyts ft Ambitious Artists
  • Walking and Dabbing – Aewon Wolf ft. Gemini Major and Khuli Chana

Best Album 

  • 20Fifi – Fifi Cooper
  • Avery – Emtee
  • Dakar II – Kwesta
  • Refiloe – Cassper Nyovest
  • We need a Tittle – BETR Gang

Mixtape of The Year

  • Am-EP – Maraza
  • You Don’t Know Me Yet – Priddy Ugly
  • Ground Zero – Gigi Lamayne
  • 3/4 Pace – Kid X
  • Cameron Diaz – Stilo Magolide

Best Male

  • Emtee
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Kwesta

Best Female 

  • Nadia Nakai
  • Gigi Lamayne
  • Fifi Cooper
  • Megmafia

DJ of The Year

  • DJ Switch
  • Major League DJz
  • DJ Dimplez
  • Ms Cosmo
  • DJ Speedsta

Producer of The Year

  • Ruff
  • Ganja Beats
  • Lunatik Beats
  • Gemini Major

Best Collabo

  • Ameni – Miss Pru ft Fifi Cooper, Emtee, B3nchmarq, A-Reece, Saudi & Sjava
  • Kuze Kuse – Fifi Cooper ft Emtee
  • Washa – DJ CitiLyts ft. Fifi Cooper, Emtee & B3nnchmarq
  • Dream Work: AKA ft Yanga
  • Ngud’ – Kwesta ft Cassper Nyovest
  • Ragga Ragga – Gemini Major ft Family Tree
  • Now or Never – DJ Switch ft Shane Eagle, Proverb, Reason & Kwesta
  • Way it Go – DJ Switch ft Tumi, Nasty C and Youngsta
  • Jump – Anatii ft Cassper Nyovest & Nasty C
  • Walking and Dabbing – Aewon Wolf ft Gemini Major & Khuli Chana

Lyricist of The Year

  • Nasty C
  • Solo
  • A-Reece
  • Kid Tini
  • Kid X

Best Freshman / Newcomer 

  • Kid Tini
  • Fifi Cooper
  • Chad da Don
  • Stilo Magolide
  • Kid X

Hustler of The Year

  • Khuli Chana
  • Gigi Lamyne
  • Proverb

Best Video

  • Couldn’t – A-Reece ft Emtee
  • Le Mpitse – Cassper Nyovest ft Riky Ricky
  • Sidlukotini – Riky Rick
  • Ameni – Miss Pru
  • War Ready – Cassper Nyovest
  • Yippikayay – Reason ft AKA & Khuli Chana
  • More – Stilo Magolide
  • Mr. Madumane – Cassper Nyovest
  • Jump – Anatii ft Cassper Nyovest & Nasty C
  • Fuseg – Riky Rick ft Cassper Nyovest & Anatii

Best Local Brand 

  • Butan
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Amakipkip
  • Galxboy

Best International Brand 

  • Power Play
  • Castle Lite
  • Redd’s
  • Absolut Vodka
  • Red Bull

Promoter of The Year

  • Major League Gardens
  • Authentic Sunday
  • Sneaker Exchange
  • Maftown Heights
  • Pop Bottles

Milestone: Cassper Nyovest for Fill up The Dome

Best Digital Sales

  • Gold Album // Gold Single – Kwesta
  • Double Platinum Album – Cassper Nyovest
  • Platinum Album – Emtee (Avery)

Best Remix

  • Ambitions – Tweezy ft Khuli Chana & Ice Prince
  • Roll Up Re-up – Emtee ft AKA & Wizkid
  • Baddest – AKA ft Fifi Cooper, Rouge, NoMoozlie & Gigi LaMayne
  • Now or Never – DJ Switch ft. Various Artists
  • Juice Back – Nasty C ft Davido & Cassper Nyovest

Most Valuable

  • Khuli Chana
  • AKA
  • Riky Rick
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Kwesta

Best Hip Hop Radio Show

  • YFM – The Hip Hop Floor
  • 5FM – The Stir Up
  • Ukhozi FM – Namba-Namba
  • Good Hope FM – The Ready D Show
  • Bush Radio – Headwarmaz
  • Alex FM – The Mixtape
  • NW FM – Hip Hop Corner
  • Ligwalagwala FM – Hip Hop Culture
  • Gagasi FM – The Fresh Cut
  • Touch Central – The Capital Rap Up

Who’s getting your vote?

Pic cred: Family Tree World

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