SA Hip Hop Awards nominees 2014
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SA Hip Hop Awards nominees 2014

The SA Hip Hop Awards 2014, will be taking place on the 17th of December at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg. The theme this year is 20yrs of Freedom. Great achievements within the local hip hop culture will be celebrated by focusing on how the past has shaped this phenomenon called “SA Hip Hop”. Accolades will be given to active members within the industry. Winners receive a statue that is called a Pyramid. The show will boast a number of appearances, live performances and tributes by today’s leading

musicians. This will be prerecorded for ETV broadcasting purposes.



Contenders are judged on performances and achievements made between 15th September 2013 and 15th September 2014. The nominations are as follows:


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


Best International Brand

  • Sprite
  • Miller
  • Castle Lite
  • Red Bull
  • Hunter’s Extreme


Best Local Brand

  • Butan
  • Head Honcho
  • Bambata


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


Best Dance Crew

  • Supreme I Crew
  • Freeze Frame
  • Ace Crew
  • Vintage
  • Creed Crew


Honorary Award

  • Emile XY


Best Collaboration

  • Riky Rick ft. DJ Dimplez, Kid X, Kwesta, Maggz, Ginger

Breadman, Nadia Nakai and Okmalumkoolkat –

Amantombazane Remix

  • Khuli Chana ft. Da L.E.S & Magesh – Hape Le Hape Pt 2.1
  • L-Tido ft. Ice Prince – Fresh and Clean
  • DJ Capital ft. Kid X and Psyfo – Imma Tell Her
  • AKA ft. K.O – Run Jozi
  • Major League DJz ft. Riky Rick, Cassper Nyovest and Siya

Shezi – The Bizness

  • Psyfo ft. Ifani – Umtu Wam’
  • DJ Dimplez ft. Dreamteam and Anatii – Yaya


DJ of the Year

  • DJ Speedsta
  • DJ Naves
  • DJ Dimplez
  • DJ Switch
  • Major League DJz
  • DJ Capital


Best Newcomer (Freshman)

  • Yugen Blakrok
  • Duncan
  • Blayze
  • Maraza
  • Solo


Mixtape of the Year

  • DJ Switch – The Switch Up
  • Lwansta – Normal
  • Fratpack – Famlove
  • Gigi Lamayne – Colour of Reign
  • E-Jay – The Best of E-Jay


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 Graffiti Artist

  • Mars
  • Sure
  • Riot
  • Link1
  • Bias


Best Male

  • AKA
  • Da L.E.S
  • Cassper Nyovest
  • Kwesta
  • Duncan


Best Female

  • Yugen Blakrok
  • Gigi Lamayne
  • Missy RBK
  • MegaMafia
  • Chazz Le Hippie


Lyricist of the Year

  • Duncan
  • Mo’Molemi
  • Yugen Blakrok
  • Kwesta
  • Solo
  • AKA


Promoter of the Year

  • Head Honcho
  • Maftown Heights
  • Authentic Sundays
  • HomeComing Picnic
  • Good Sundae
  • Pop Bottles
  • WeHeartBeat
  • Scrambles 4 Money
  • 4Play Fest


Best Hip Hop Radio Show

  • The Mixtape – Alex FM
  • The Stir Up – 5FM
  • Rap Activity Jam – Metro FM
  • Number Number – Ukhozi FM
  • The Ready D Show – Good Hope FM
  • Hip Hop Music Sessions – Gagasi FM
  • 16 Bars Reloaded – UJFM


Milestone Award

  • Khuli Chana


Best Digital Sales

  • Da L.E.S – Dice
  • AKA ft. K.O – Run Jozi
  • Duncan – Tsiki Tsiki
  • Riky Rick ft. DJ Dimplez, Kid X, Kwesta, Maggz, Ginger

Breadman, Nadia Nakai and Okmalumkoolkat –

Amantombazane Remix

  • DJ Dimplez ft. Dreamteam and Anatii – Yaya
  • Zakwe – Usenzani
  • AKA – Levels
  • Duncan – Street Government
  • Cassper Nyovest – Tsholofelo
  • Da L.E.S – Mandela Money
  • Kwesta – Dakar


King of Gauteng

  • DJ Dimplez
  • Authentic Sundays
  • Refiloe Ramogase
  • KGB


King of Mpumalanga

  • Mfundo Nyambi
  • Ecks Exodus Nkosingiphile
  • Thabs The Acid


King of Western Cape

  • Rattex
  • Rozzano Davids
  • Uno July


King of Northern Cape

  • Vuyo “DJ Peedy” Tongela
  • Kgomotso Modiragale
  • Lebogang “The Verdict” Magagane


King of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Lindo “Prow-jekt” Thwala
  • Brian Khoza
  • Bon Hussla

King of Eastern Cape

  • Yahkeem Ben Israel
  • Buck Matyila
  • Tsviel The Prince


King of Free State

  • Uncle Spank
  • Professor Dalton
  • Thabo Tsasane


King of Limpopo

  • DJ Chocos
  • Nema Wama- Hunguni
  • Richard “Cul” Hlungwane


King of North West

  • DJ Lemonka
  • Godfrey “Soxmatics” Seribe
  • Ofentse Tapile



Starts: 14th November

Ends: 7th December


Voting is based 100% on judge’s scores for the following categories: Album of the Year, Best Dance Crew, Best DJ, Best Freshman, Best Graffiti Artist, Best International Brand, Best Local Brand,

Hustler of the Year, Lyricist of the Year, Mixtape of the Year, Most Valuable, Producer of the year, Promoter of the Year and all the King of “…”


Voting is based on the judges’ scores and public votes (60% judges and 40% public) for the Top 5 categories: Best Collaboration, Best Female, Best Male, Video of the Year and Song of the Year.


Voting is based on 100% on public votes for the following category:

Best Hip Hop Radio Show.


Public Voting Methods

Public votes are only open to the Top 6 categories: Best Collaboration,

Best Female, Best Male, Video of the Year, Best Hip Hop Radio Show

and Song of the Year.


There are two methods for the public to register their votes:

  1. Text – public can text their votes as many times as possible,please view below for codes:



1.BEST MALE               BM   33110  33110+sahhas+bm+NOMINEE

2.BEST FEMALE          BF    33110  33110+sahhas+bf+ NOMINEE

3.BEST VIDEO              BV    33110  33110+sahhas+bv+ NOMINEE


YEAR                 SY    33110  33110+sahhas+sy+ NOMINEE

5.BEST COLLABO        BC    33110  33110+sahhas+bc+ NOMINEE

6.BEST RADIO     SHOW         BR    33110  33110+sahhas+br+ NOMINEE

SMS costs R1.50 (free SMS’s do not apply)


  1. Online – public can register at www.sahiphopawards.com. One vote per IP address. Online and text voting will be open from 24h00, 14th November 2014

and close 13h00, 7th December 2014.


Judges’ Scores

Preliminary judges come from a pool of local music industry professionals, including musicians, songwriters, producers, recording engineers, music publishers, booking agents, program and music directors, talent coordinators and music marketing professionals. Final judging is done by music industry professionals who are not related or connected to the nominees or their record labels. Judging criteria for each criteria is available via http://www.sahiphopawards.com/p/history.html



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