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After over 500 entries were submitted for the 6th Annual South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA2017), an awards ceremony was held yesterday night where the best of the best were crowned.


Here is the full list for the SA Hip Hop Awards 2017.


HONORARY AWARD

DJ Bionic & DJ Blaze

This is a lifetime achievement award for those who contributed in the development of SA Hip Hop and are still active.


MOST VALUABLE

Cassper Nyovest

This is for the most bankable artist in monetary terms through achievements.


BEST LOCAL BRAND

StylaGang Original Designs

This is for a South African clothing brand that is strictly Hip Hop.


BEST INTERNATIONAL BRAND

KFC

This is for an international corporate brand that is playing a role in the development of SA Hip Hop.


BEST DANCE CREW

Creed Crew

The Hip Hop dance crew that achieved the most in the past year.


PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

Junior Lavie

Consistent promoter with most impactful and successful Hip Hop events in the past 12 months.


DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Speedsta

This is for the DJ who contributed immensely to SA Hip Hop in the past 12 months, be it on radio, clubs or sessions.


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Cassper Nyovest - Thuto

Originality, popularity, quality, visibility, sales, impact, melody and composition.


BEST FRESHMAN/Newcomer

Shane Eagle

This is for a rapper who emerged for the first time and blew up the scene in the past 12 months.


MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR

Sliqe - Injayam Vol .1

Popularity, quality, visibility, impact.


HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

Cassper Nyovest

Endorsements or any other achievements acquired through Hip Hop.


LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Youngsta CPT

Consistent lyricism throughout the past 12months, solid lyrical repertoire.


BEST GRAFFITI

Psalm 1

Pieces done in the past 12 months,originality, creativity and message relevance.


PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Gemini Major

Number of singles, quality, quantity, arrangement, innovation, impact.


BEST COLLABO

AKA & Anatii - 10 fingers

The most popular rap song collaborated by 2 or more artists.


BEST FEMALE

Rouge - New Era Sessions

Female rapper consistent in the past 12 months with radio singles, videos, performances and a solid album, mixtape or EP


BEST MALE

Cassper Nyovest

Male rapper consistent in the past 12 months with radio singles, videos, performances, and a solid album.


BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOW

Motsweding FM -Motswako wa Hip Hop

Local content, SA Hip Hop development, listenership, relevance, and quality. This is 100% judged by the public.


BEST VIDEO

Cassper Nyovest - ft Goapele - Destiny Directed by Kyle White

Quality, storyline, relevance, airplay, YouTube hits.


SONG OF THE YEAR

Kwesta ft Thabsie - Ngiyazfela Ngawe

Airplay, popularity, quality, relevance, impact, originality.


BEST DIGITAL SALES

Kwesta -
5x Platinum - NGud (Single)
1x Platimun - Maibabo (Single)
1x Platinum - Nomayini (Single)

Best selling song or album on iTunes and other digital stores


BEST REMIX

Frank Casino & Riky Rick - Whole Thing (Remix)

* Best Remixed song.

Provincial Artists

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: Ready D
KING OF LIMPOPO: Hip Hop Live SA
KING OF GAUTENG: Kool Out


* This is for anyone making major moves that benefit the Hip Hop movement in the province. Events organisers and promoters. 9awards, 1 for each province


MILESTONE

Cassper Nyovest - Fill Up Orlando Stadium

A significant stage or event in the development of something.

 

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