And The 2017 South African Hip-Hop Awards Winners Are...
Cassper Nyovest walks away with six awards.
The sixth annual South African Hip Hop Awards took place last night at The Lyric Theatre in Joburg. Both superstars and emerging artists were celebrated for their craft and hard work. Shane Eagle walked away with Best Newcomer, while YoungstaCPT took the long overdue Lyricist of the Year trophy to Cape Town.
The man of the moment Cassper Nyovest dominated, taking home six awards.
Kwesta won Song of the Year for his love song "Ngiyaz' Fela Ngawe," while DJ Bionic was given the Honorary Award for his huge contributions to the art form.
Below is the full list of winners:
Song of the Year: Kwesta ft. Thabsie "Ngiyaz' Fela Ngawe"
Best Freshman / Newcomer: Shane Eagle
Best Remix: Riky Rick x Frank Casino "Whole Thing"
Best Collaboration: AKA x ANATII "10 Fingers"
Best Dance Crew: Creed Crew
Best Female: Rouge
Tsibipians have @CassperNyovest 's back, yo! No joke. Hardest working fans in the country! #SAHHA2017
— Tlale_Kakes 🎂 (@Tlale_K) 13 December 2017
Most Valuable (MVP): Cassper Nyovest
Best Male: Cassper Nyovest
Honorary Award: DJ Bionic
Hustler of the Year: Cassper Nyovest
Producer of the Year: Gemini Major
DJ of the Year: DJ SPEEDSTA
Best Music Video: Cassper Nyovest "Destiny"
When you get a new girl and you're not tryna let go of your old girl cause you just got her. #SAHHA2017 pic.twitter.com/Z8jUHEiP4D
— R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest) 13 December 2017
Milestone Award: Cassper Nyovest for Fill Up Orlando Stadium
Promoter of the Year: Junior Lavie
Best Graffiti: Psalm 1
Lyricist of the Year: YoungstaCPT
Best Radio Show: Motsweding FM's Motswako wa Hip Hop
Best Digital Sales: Kwesta
Best Local Brand: Styler Gang
Best International Brand: KFC
Hubby @bionicjozi is being honoured by @SA_HipHopAwards for his role in SA's hip hop industry. DJ Bionic co-founder of Le Club, a space for the culture by the culture nurturing the movement emerging in the 90s #SAHHA2017
— Nothando Moleketi (@Thando_Moleketi) 13 December 2017
King of Northern Cape: DJ Speedy V
King of Eastern Cape: Yahkeem
King of Kwazulu Natal: Junior Lavina
King of Free State: Ba2cada
King of Mpumalanga: Fortune Nthekathi
King of North West: DJ Big Boy SA
King of Western Cape: Grandmaster Ready D
King of Limpopo: Hip Hop Live SA
King of Gauteng: Kool Out
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