South African Hip Hop Awards 2015

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South African Hip Hop Awards
Date9 December 2015
LocationLyric Theatre, Gold Reef City Casino
Johannesburg, Gauteng
CountrySouth Africa
Presented byBET Networks
Websitewww.sahiphopawards.com
Television/radio coverage
Networke.tv

The 2015 South African Hip Hop Awards were held at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. This marked the ceremony's 4th anniversary.

The nominees were announced on 30 October 2015. Riky Rick lead with 8 nominations, followed by AKA with 7 nominations. AKA won the "Most Valuable" award for the 4th time in a row, making him the only artist to ever win this award, and therefore currently holds the winning streak.[1] AKA won the most awards: Best Collaboration, Most Valuable, Video of the Year and Best Digital Sales. AKA makes an appearance in six categories, and lost in one category Song of the Year to newcomer and mentee Emtee for his major debut single "Roll Up". At the age of 18 at the time of the ceremony, Nasty C was the youngest recipient of an award, namely the Best Freshman Award. All winners were announced at the ceremony on 9 December 2015. The ceremony was first aired on 31 December on South African Broadcast television channel e.TV.

Nominations and Winners[edit]

The following is a list of nominees. The winners were initially announced on 9 December 2015 at the ceremony.[2]

Album Of The Year Best Collaboration
  • Riky Rick - Family Values
  • Reason - Audio HD
  • Proverb - Red Tape
  • Tumi - Return of the King
  • Zakwe - Impande
Best Dance Crew Best Female
  • Creed Crew
  • Supreme I Crew
  • EDC
  • 2 Legitt Crew
  • Freeze Frame
  • Assessa - Yim Lo
  • C'Ro - First Foray
Best Freshman Best Graffiti Artist
  • Assessa - Yim Lo
  • Jonny Joburg - King Jonny Cometh
  • Mthinay Tsunam - The Beginning
  • Aewon Wolf - Darkest Winter
  • Nasty C - Price City
  • MARS
  • RIOT
  • PSALM 1
  • GIFT
Best International Brand Best Local Brand
  • Butan
  • Head Honcho
  • GALXBOY
  • Ama Kip Kip
Best Male Mixtape of the Year
  • Riky Rick - Family Values
  • Tumi - Return of the King
  • Zakwe - Impande
  • Reason - Audio HD
  • Proverb - Red Tape
  • DJ Dimplez - Zeal
  • Fortune - Abomrapper 2
  • Okmalumkoolkat - 100K Ma Cassette
  • Ejay - Apartheid: Black & White
  • Aewon Wolf - Darkest Winter
Best Radio Show DJ of the Year
  • Headwarmerz - Bush Radio
  • The Hip Hop Floor - YFM
  • Ground Zero - TruFM
  • The Stir Up - 5FM
  • Namba Namba - Ukhozi FM
  • 16 Bars Reloaded - UJ FM
  • VenRap Radio
  • The Ready D Show - Good Hope FM
  • Trail Blazer - SK FM
  • The Mixtape - Alex FM
  • DJ Dimplez
  • Junior De Rock
  • DJ Speedsta
  • DJ Capital
  • Major League DJs
King of Eastern Cape King of Free State
  • Yahkeem Ben Israel
  • Lungelo "TruSenz" Nzama
  • Tsviel The Prince
  • Dithato Mogoiwa
  • Thabo Tsasane
  • Kulax Khaile
Honorary Award Hustler of the Year
  • DJ Ready D
King of Gauteng King of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Refiloe Ramogase
  • DJ Dimplez
  • DJ ID
  • Ntsika Seoka
  • Lindo "Prowjekt" Twala
  • Bon Hussla
King of Limpopo Milestone Award
  • Hip Hop Live SA
  • Nema Wama Hunghuni
  • Culprit
Most Valuable King of Mpumalanga
  • Marvin Straight
  • Ecks Exodus Nkosingiphile
  • Thabs Tha Acid
King of Northern Cape King of North West
  • Shirm Moipolai
  • Kgomotso Modiragale
  • Malibongwe Vongs Vuntu
  • DJ Lemonka
  • Amos Ofentse Tapile
  • Thabiso "Lunchboy" Tshabalala
Producer of the Year Promoter of the Year
  • Maftown Heights
  • Authentic Sundays
  • Homecoming Picnic
  • Pop Bottles
  • Str Crd
Song of the Year Video of the Year
King of Western Cape Lyricist of the Year[3]
  • Curtleigh Louw
  • Rheebongs
  • Zanzolo Uzwi Kantu
  • Tumi - Return of the King
  • Proverb - The Read Tape
  • Reason - Audio High Definition
  • Zakwe - Impande
  • Ginger Breadman - Mo Better
Best Digital Sales
  • AKA
  • Tumi
  • Riky Rick
  • DJ Dimplez
  • Zakwe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AKA, Riky Rick take top honours at SA Hip Hop Awards". Times LIVE. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  2. ^ Cashville, Willy. "South African Hip Hop Awards: 2015 SAHHA WINNERS". Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Check Out The Nominees List For The 2015 SA Hip Hop Awards - SA Hip Hop Mag". SA Hip Hop Mag. Retrieved 9 January 2016.

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