The 5th Annual South African Hip Hop Awards will be taking place on the 14th  of December 2016 at the Lyric Theatre – which is part of the Gold Reef City casino complex in Johannesburg.

The list of nominees was released on Friday the 11th of November 2016 they are as follows:

*SONG OF THE YEAR*
“Gwan” – Maraza
“Ameni” – Miss 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 & Dabbing” – Aewon Wolf ft. Gemini Major & Khuli Chana
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*BEST ALBUM*
20FIFI – Fifi Cooper
Avery – Emtee
DAKAR II – Kwesta
Refiloe – Cassper Nyovest
We Need a Title – BETR Gang
*HONORARY AWARD*
Goddessa
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*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*
Avery – Emtee
DAKAR II – Kwesta
Refiloe – Cassper Nyovest
.
*BEST FEMALE*
20FIFI – Fifi Cooper
Bragga – Nadia Nakai
Ground Zero – Gigi LaMayne
Storiez 2 Tell – Megmafia
.
*DJ OF THE YEAR*
DJ Switch
Major League DJz
DJ Dimplez
DJ Speedsta
Ms. Cosmo
.
*PRODUCER OF THE YEAR*
Tweezy
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
“Dreamwork” – 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 and Nasty C
“Walking & Dabbing” – Aewon Wolf ft. Gemini Major and Khuli Chana
.
*LYRICIST OF THE YEAR*
Nasty C
Solo
A-Reece
Kid Tini
Kid X
.
*BEST FRESHMAN/NEWCOMER*
Coming Of Age – Kid Tini
20FIFI – Fifi Cooper
Cameron Diaz – Stilo Magolide
¾ Pace – Kid X
Book Of Chad – Chad Da Don
.
*HUSTLER OF THE YEAR*
Cassper Nyovest
Khuli Chana
Proverb
Gigi LaMayne
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*BEST DANCE CREW*
Creed Crew
Supreme I Crew
2Legitt Crew
Vintage Crew
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*BEST VIDEO*
“Couldn’t” – A-Reece ft. Emtee
“Le Mpitse” – Cassper Nyovest ft. Riky Rick
“Sidlukotini” – Riky Rick
“Ameni” – Miss Pru
“War Ready” – Cassper Nyovest
“Yippikayay” – Reason ft. AKA and Khuli Chana
“More” – Stilo Magolide
“Mr. Madumane” – Cassper Nyovest
“Jump” – Anatii ft. Cassper Nyovest and Nasty C
“Fuseg” – Riky Rick ft. Cassper Nyovest and Anatii
.
*BEST GRAFFITI*
RIOT
MARS
TAPZ
.
*BEST LOCAL BRAND*
Bupan
Two Bop
GALXBOY
Ama Kip Kip
Cassper Nyovest
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*BEST INTERNATIONAL BRAND*
PowerPlay
Castle Lite
Redd’s
Absolut vodka
Red Bull
.
*PROMOTER OF THE YEAR*
Pop Bottles
Major League Gardens
Authentic Sunday
Sneaker Exchange
Maftown Heights
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*MILESTONE*
Fill Up The Dome – Cassper Nyovest
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*BEST DIGITAL SALES*
Kwesta – Gold Album + Gold Single
Cassper Nyovest – Double Platinum Album
Emtee – Platinum Album
.
*BEST REMIX*
“Ambitions (Remix)” – Tweezy ft. Khuli Chana & Ice Prince
“Roll Up (Re-Up)” – Emtee ft. AKA and Wizkid
“Baddest (Remix)” – AKA ft. Fifi Cooper, Rouge, Moozlie & Gigi LaMayne
“Now Or Never (Remix)” – DJ Switch ft. Various Artists
“Juice Back (Remix)” – Nasty C ft. Davido & Cassper Nyovest
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*MOST VALUABLE*
Cassper Nyovest
AKA
Riky Rick
Khuli Chana
Kwesta
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*BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOW*
The Hip Hop Floor – YFM
The Stir Up – 5FM
Namba Namba – UKHOZI FM
The Ready D Show – GOOD HOPE FM
Headwarmaz – Bush Radio
The Mixtape – Alex FM
Hip Hop Corner – NW FM
Hip Hop Culture – Ligwalagwala FM
The Fresh Cut – Gagasi FM
The Capital Rap Up – Cliff Central
.
*KING OF MP*
Thabs Tha Acid
Fortune Ntekati
Marvin Straight
.
*KING OF WP*
Lolli Dekeni
Zanzolo Uzwi Kantu
Emile Y?X
.
*KING OF LIMPOPO*
Hip Hop Live SA
Nema Wama Hunguni
DJ Chocos
.
*KING OF EC*
Yahkeem Ben Israel
Trusenz
Snesh Nota
.
*KING OF NW*
Amos Ofentse Tapile
DJ Lemonka
Thabiso “Lunchboy”Tshabalala
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*KING OF FS*
Thabo Tsasane
Psykonik
Ba2cada
.
*KING OF NC*
DJ Speedy V
Snowy Maine
King Kyla
.
*KING OF KZN*
DJ Feel
Junior De Rocka
Lindo Prowjekt Thwala
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*KING OF GP*
Spoken Priestess
Enzo
Major League DJz

 

The key factors in the criteria for selection are originality, popularity, quality, visibility, sales, impact and composition. Contenders will be judged on performances and achievements over a period of 12 months.

The ceremony will be broadcasted on e-TV and tickets are available on Computicket via http://www.computicket.mobi/mobile/event/performance/534961988?nocache=1478953456582709f02e50b

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