AKA leads SA Hip Hop Awards Nominees

2014-11-12 13:00


It's that time of the year again!

The highly anticipated South African Hip Hop Awards nominees were released yesterday. And, it's no surprise that our prince of rap, AKA is leading the pack with 11 nominations.

Cassper Nyovest bagged 6 nominations, while Cashtime's artists have pulled out of the awards. The glitzy awards ceremony will take place on 17 December and The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg.

The theme for this year is 20 years of Freedom and will celebrate the outstanding achievements of our artists and the hip hop culture as a whole.

Here's some of the highlights of this years nominees: 

Album of the Year: Kwesta – Dakar, Duncan- Street Government, AKA- Levels, Da L.E.S - Mandela Money, Cassper Nyovest- Tsholofelo

Producer of the Year: AKA, Kay Masta, Tweezy, Ganja Beats, Psyfo

Hustler of the Year: Ifani, Cassper Nyovest, Monde Dube, DJ Naves

Song of the Year: Cassper Nyovest - Doc Shebeleza, Da L.E.S - Fire, AKA – Congratulate, Riky Rick ft. DJ Dimplez, Kid X, Kwesta, Maggz, Ginger, Breadman, Nadia Nakai and Okmalumkoolkat - Amantombazane Remix, Duncan – Tsiki Tsiki, AKA ft. K.O – Run Jozi, DJ Dimplez ft. Dreamteam and Anatii – Yaya

DJ of the Year: DJ Speedsta, DJ Naves, DJ Dimplez, DJ Switch, Major League DJz, DJ Capital

Most Valuable Artist: AKA, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Dimplez, Reason, Khuli Chana

Video of the Year: AKA – Congratulate, Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza, L-Tido ft. Ice Prince – Fresh and Clean, Kwesta – Keep Walking, Riky Rick – Nafukwa, Khuli Chana ft Hash One, Kt and Towdee Mac - Wannabeez

Best Male: AKA, Da L.E.S, Cassper Nyovest, Kwesta and Duncan

Best Female: Yugen Blakrok, Gigi Lamayne, Missy RBK, MegaMafia and Chazz Le Hippie

Lyricist of the Year: Duncan, Mo’Molemi, Yugen Blakrok, Kwesta, Solo and AKA

Milestone Award: Khuli Chana 

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