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And The 2015 South African Hip-Hop Awards Winners Are...

AKA, Riky Rick, Okmalumkoolkat, Tumi Molekane and more pick up awards at the 2015 South African Hip-Hop Awards in Johannesburg.

SA Hip-Hop Awards 2015 'Best Male' Riky Rick (Photo: Anthony Bila aka The Expressionist)


The fourth edition of the SA Hip-Hop Awards went down last night at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. AKA came out on top as this year’s Most Valuable and also earned awards for Best Collaboration, Best Video and Best Digital Sales. Riky Rick was named Best Male, and his debut LP Family Values earned him the award for Album of the Year. Ricky Rick's fellow Boyzn Bucks member Okmalumkoolkat won an award for his 100kMaCassette mixtape. Emtee’s “Roll Up” was named Song of the Year. Tumi Molekane was named Best Lyricist fresh off the release of his Return of the King LP in June.

Take a look at the full list of the 2015 SA Hip-Hop Award winners below.

MOST VALUABLE

AKA

BEST LOCAL BRAND

Butan

BEST DANCE CREW

Supreme I Crew

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

Pop Bottles

DJ OF THE YEAR

Major League DJz

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Riky Rick - Family Values

BEST FRESHMAN

Nasty C - Price City

MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR

Okmalumkoolkat

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

Proverb

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Tumi

BEST GRAFFITI

Gift

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Tweezy

BEST COLLABO

Anatii x AKA - The Saga

BEST FEMALE

Assessa - Yim Lo

BEST MALE

Riky Rick - Family Values

BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOW

VenRap Radio

BEST VIDEO

Anatii x AKA - The Saga

SONG OF THE YEAR

Emtee - Roll Up

BEST DIGITAL SALES

AKA

KINGS

King of Northern Cape - Kgomotso Modiragale

King of Eastern Cape - Lungelo "TruSenz" Nzama

King of KwaZulu Natal - Lindo "Prowjekt" Thwala

King of Free State - Dithato Mogoiwa

King of Mpumalanga - Ecks Exodus Nkosingiphile

King of North West - DJ Lemonka

King of Western Cape - Zanzolo Uzwi Kantu

King of Limpopo - Nema Wama Hunghuni

King of Gauteng - Refiloe Ramogase

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