7th Annual 2018 SA Hip Hop Award – Full List of Winners

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HONORARY AWARD

Outrageous Records
​​this is a lifetime achievement award
for those who contributed in the
development of SA Hip Hop and are still
active

MOST VALUABLE

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

BEST LOCAL BRAND

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

BEST INTERNATIONAL BRAND

Castle Lite Unlocked
​​this is for an international corporate
brand that is playing a role in the
development of SA Hip Hop

BEST DANCE CREW

Survivor Dance Crew
​​the Hip Hop dance crew that
achieved the most in the past year

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

Pop Bottles
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

Nasty C – String & Bling
originality, popularity, quality, visibility,
sales, impact, melody and composition

BEST FRESHMAN/Newcomer

Big Zulu
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

Stogie t – Honey & pain
popularity, quality, visibility, impact

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

Kwesta
​​endorsements or any other
achievements acquired through Hip Hop

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Stogie T – Honey & Pain
​​consistent lyricism throughout the
past 12months, solid lyrical repertoire

BEST GRAFFITI​

Dbongz
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

Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
the most popular rap song collaborated by
2 or more artists

BEST FEMALE

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

BEST MALE

Nasty C
male rapper consistent in the past 12
months with radio singles, videos,
performances and a solid album

BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOW

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

BEST VIDEO

Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
quality, storyline, relevance, airplay,
YouTube hits.

SONG OF THE YEAR

Kwesta ft Wale – Spirit
airplay, popularity, quality, relevance,
impact, originality

BEST DIGITAL SALES

Kwesta
best selling song or album on iTunes
and other digital stores

BEST REMIX

Zakwe Sebentin Remix
* best Remixed song.

KING OF NORTHERN CAPE:
KING OF EASTERN CAPE:
KING OF KWAZULU NATAL:
KING OF FREE STATE:
KING OF MPUMALANGA:
KING OF NORTH WEST:
KING OF WESTERN CAPE:
KING OF LIMPOPO:
KING OF GAUTENG:

Provincial Artists – (No Kings this year)
* 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 FNB

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