SA Hip Hop 2018 Awards Winners List

SA Hip Hop 2018 Awards Winners List

South African Hip Hop Awards went down at the Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. The biggest winners of the night were Kwesta who walked away with six awards, and Nasty C and Stogie T both taking home two awards.

Kwesta ended the year with a big bang on Wednesday night after he was crowned the king of the SA Hip-Hop Awards.

He scooped six awards, including Song of the Year, Best Video, and Best Collabo for his track Spirit with American rapper Wale. Hustler of the Year, Best Digital Sales, and Most Valuable sealed his big win.

Last year, Kwesta won Song of the Year for his hit Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe with Thabsie.

See List of Winners below.

HONORARY AWARD
Outrageous Records
this is a lifetime achievement award for those who contributed in the development of SA Hip Hop and are still active

MOST VALUABLE
Kwesta
this is for the most bankable artist in monetary terms through achievements.

BEST LOCAL BRAND
SGOD

this is for a South African clothing brand that is strictly Hip Hop.

BEST INTERNATIONAL BRAND
Castle Lite Unlocked
this is for an international corporate brand that is playing a role in the development of SA Hip Hop

BEST DANCE CREW
Survivor Dance Crew
the Hip Hop dance crew that achieved the most in the past year

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR
Pop Bottles
consistent promoter with most impactful and successful Hip Hop events in the past 12 months.

DJ OF THE YEAR
Dj Speedsta
this is for the DJ who contributed immensely to SA Hip Hop in the past 12 months, be it on radio, clubs or sessions

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Nasty C – String & Bling
originality, popularity, quality, visibility, sales, impact, melody and composition

BEST FRESHMAN/Newcomer
Big Zulu
this is for a rapper who emerged for the first time and blew up the scene in the past 12 months.

MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR
Stogie t – Honey & pain
popularity, quality, visibility, impact

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR
Kwesta
endorsements or any other achievements acquired through Hip Hop

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR
Stogie T – Honey & Pain
consistent lyricism throughout the past 12months, solid lyrical repertoire

BEST GRAFFITI
Dbongz
pieces done in the past 12 months,originality, creativity and message relevance

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Gemini Major
Number of singles, quality, quantity,arrangement, innovation, impact

BEST COLLABO
Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
the most popular rap song collaborated by 2 or more artists

BEST FEMALE
Moozlie
female rapper consistent in the past 12 months with radio singles, videos, performances and a solid album, mixtape or EP

BEST MALE
Nasty C
male rapper consistent in the past 12 months with radio singles, videos, performances and a solid album

BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOW
Motsweding Fm
Local content, SA Hip Hop development, listenership,relevance and quality. This is 100% judged by the public.

BEST VIDEO
Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
quality, storyline, relevance, airplay, YouTube hits.

SONG OF THE YEAR
Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
airplay, popularity, quality, relevance, impact, originality

BEST DIGITAL SALES
Kwesta
best selling song or album on iTunes and other digital stores

BEST REMIX
Zakwe Sebentin Remix
* best Remixed song.

KING OF NORTHERN CAPE:
KING OF EASTERN CAPE:
KING OF KWAZULU NATAL:
KING OF FREE STATE:
KING OF MPUMALANGA:
KING OF NORTH WEST:
KING OF WESTERN CAPE:
KING OF LIMPOPO:
KING OF GAUTENG:
Provincial Artists – (No Kings this year)
* this is for anyone making major moves that benefit the Hip Hop movement in the province. Events organisers and promoters. 9awards, 1 for each province

MILESTONE
Cassper Nyovest – Fill Up FNB