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Here is The Full List of Nominees For The South African Hip Hop Awards

And the nominees for the SAHHA2018 are...

SAHHA season is upon us. The nominees for the South African Hip Hop Awards just got announced. And they are as follows:


Album of The Year

Zakwe Cebisa

Nasty C Strings and Bling

Da L.E.S High Level

Blaklez Baby Brother

K.O SR2


Song of The Year

Nasty C ft. Rowlene "SMA"

Anatii "Thixo Onofefe"

Kid X ft. Chianosky "Aunty"

Zakwe ft. Musholiq, Cassper Nyovest "Sebentin"

Nasty C ft. A$AP Ferg "King"

Cassper Nyovest "Ksazobalit"

Nadia Nakai ft. Cassper Nyovest "Naaa Mean"

Kwesta ft. Wale "Spirit"

DJ Speedsta ft. OkMalumKoolKat "Combos"

Riky Rick ft. Cassper Nyovest, Major League, Professor, Alie Keys "Stay Shining"


Best Collabo

DJ Capital ft. Kwesta, Reason, Kid X, YoungstaCPT, Stogie T "Skebe Dep Dep"

Boity ft. Nasty C "Wuz Dat"

Kid X ft. Chianosky "Aunty"

Zakwe ft. Musholiq, Blaklez, HHP, Pro, Kwesta, Cassper Nyovest "Sebentin Remix"

Nasty C ft. A$AP Ferg "King"

Ms Cosmo ft. Rouge, Moozlie, Sho Madjozi "Ay Bay Bay"

Nadia Nakai ft. Cassper Nyovest "Naaa Mean"

Kwesta ft. Wale "Spirit"

DJ Speedsta ft. OkMalumKoolKat "Combos"

Riky Rick ft. Cassper Nyovest, Professor, Major League & Ali Keys "Stay Shining"


Best Dance Crew

Supreme Crew

Survivors Dance Crew

Cred Crew

2Legit Crew


Best Graffiti

Drake MHC

Senzart

Dbongz


Best International Brand

Castle Lite

Jagermeister

Powerplay


Best Male

Blaklez Baby Brother

Zakwe Cebisa

Nasty C Strings and Bling

Da L.E.s High Level

K.O. SR2


Best Remix

DJ Capital ft. Kwesta, Reason, Kid X, YoungstaCPT, Stogie T "Skebe Dep Dep"

Jovislash ft. Flabba, HHP, Infadizzle, Mr Selwyn "Aya Kwin Remix"

Zakwe ft. Musholiq, Blaklez, HHP, Pro, Kwesta, Cassper Nyovest "Sebentin Remix"

Riky Rick ft. Stilo Magolide, Frank Casino, KLY, YoungstaCPT

Profresher KT ft. Khuli Chana, Ginger Trill, Towdee Mac, Notshi "Wata Mafia Gon Do Remix"


Best Radio Show

The Stir Up (5FM)

Rhythm Flow (Radio Bushbuckridge)

Trailblazer (SK FM)

SA Hip Hop Live (YFM)

16BarsReloaded (Trans Africa)

Inambanamba (Ukhozi FM)

Motswako Wa Hip Hop (Motsweding FM)

Absolut Hip Hop (Metro FM)

The Ready D Show (Goodhope FM)

Hip Hop Music Sessions (Gagasi FM)


DJ of The Year

Ms Cosmo

DJ Speedsta

DJ Sliqe

DJ I.D

Junior De Rocka


Honorary Award

Outrageous Records


Hustler of The Year

Cassper Nyovest

Slikour on Life

Rouge

ProVerb

Kwesta


Lyricist of The Year

PDotO

Nasty C

Stogie T

Zakwe

Ginger Trill


Milestone Award

Cassper Nyovest (Fill Up FNB Stadium)


Mixtape of The Year

Stogie T Honey and Pain

DJ Sliqe Navy Black

Moozlie Versus

Gigi Lamayne VI

Slikour on Life SOL Incubator


MVP

Cassper Nyovest

Nasty C

ProVerb

Riky Rick

Kwesta


Producer of The Year

Makwa

Tweezy

Zoocci Coke Dope

Co Kayn

Gemini Major


Promoter of The Year

Major League Gardens

Until-Until

Kool Out Concepts

Junior Lavie

Pop Bottles


Best Freshman

Big Zulu Ushun Wenkabi

Moozlie Victory

Saudi D.R.U.G.S Inc

Tyrant Stress of a Genius


Best Female

Moozlie Victory

Tyrant Stress of a Genius

Nelz Lovies EP

Gigi Lamayne VI

Fifi Cooper Take Me Back


Best Video

L-Tido "I'm Back"

Zakwe ft. Musholiq & Cassper Nyovest "Sebentin"

Nasty C "Jungle"

Ms Cosmo ft. Rouge, Moozlie, Sho Madjozi "Ay Baby"

Nadia Nakai ft. Cassper Nyovest "Ksazobalit"

Anatii "Thixo Onofefe"

Kwesta ft. Wale "Spirit"

Nadia Nakai ft. Frank Casino "Money Calling"

Riky Rick ft. Cassper Nyovest, Major League, Professor, Alie Keys


Best Local Brand

Family Tree

Butan Wear

S.G.O.D


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"I've never really been a big fan of the spotlight," she whispers silently early in our Zoom conversation. "I know that it comes with the territory, but when I got my big break and more people started to recognise me, I realised that I had to edit myself, my life, and most of the things that I'd do or say because I wanted to be careful to keep a part of me for myself."

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