Press Release

SA Hip Hop Awards 2017: The Winners

Last night’s SA Hip Hop Awards dished out more than a few well-deserved awards. And while Cassper Nyovest predictively scooped 5 (6 if you’re include Best Video for the Kyle Lewis-directed ‘Destiny’) there were a few interesting selections. Check out the full list of winners below.

​HONORARY AWARD: DJ Bionic & DJ Blaze

​MOST VALUABLE: Cassper Nyovest​

​BEST LOCAL BRAND: StylaGang Original Designs

BEST INTERNATIONAL BRAND: KFC

​BEST DANCE CREW: Creed Crew

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR: Junior Lavie

​DJ OF THE YEAR: DJ Speedsta

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Cassper Nyovest – Thuto

​BEST FRESHMAN/Newcomer: Shane Eagle

​MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR: Sliqe – Injayam Vol .1

​HUSTLER OF THE YEAR: Cassper Nyovest

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR: ​Youngsta CPT

BEST GRAFFITI​: Psalm 1​

​PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Gemini Major

BEST COLLABO: AKA & Anatii – 10 fingers

BEST FEMALE: Rouge​ – New Era Sessions

​BEST MALE: Cassper Nyovest

BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOW: Motsweding FM -Motswako wa Hip Hop

​BEST VIDEO: Cassper Nyovest – ft Goapele – Destiny ​Directed by Kyle Lewis

SONG OF THE YEAR: Kwesta ft Thabsie – Ngiyazfela Ngawe

BEST DIGITAL SALES: Kwesta
5x Platinum – NGud (Single)
1x Platimun – Maibabo (Single)
1x Platinum – Nomayini (Single)

​BEST REMIX: Frank Casino & Riky Rick – Whole Thing (Remix)

​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

​MILESTONE: Cassper Nyovest – Fill Up Orlando Stadium