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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


Interview

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It's Fireboy's first time in the Big Apple — and in the US — and the rain that's pouring outside his hotel doesn't hinder his gratitude. "It's such a relief to be here, it's long overdue," he tells OkayAfrica. "I was supposed to be here last year, but Covid stopped that. This is a time to reflect and refresh. It's a reset button for me."

Olamide looks on, smiling assuredly. Since signing Fireboy to his YBNL Nation label in 2018, he's watched the soulful young singer rise to become one of Nigeria's most talked-about artists — from his breakout single, "Jealous," to his debut album Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps, hit collabs with D.Smoke and Cuppy, and his sophomore release, Apollo, last year.

Even while he shares his own latest record, UY Scuti, with the world, Olamide nurtures Fireboy's career with as much care and attention as he does his own, oscillating between his two roles of artist and label exec seamlessly. His 2020 album Carpe Diem is the most streamed album ever by an African rap artist, according to Audiomack, hitting over 140 million streams. When Olamide signed a joint venture with US-based record label and distribution company, Empire, in February last year he did so through his label, bringing Fireboy and any other artist he decides to sign along for the ride, and establishing one of the most noteworthy deals on the continent.

Below, Olamide & Fireboy DML speak to OkayAfrica about their mutual admiration for each other, what makes them get up in the morning and how they switch off.

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