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SA Hip Hop Wins Big at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards

It’s no secret that SA Hip Hop has officially taken over the SA music industry and this has been the case for the the past 2 years and this year was no different with all wins by hip hop artists! , a major shift from Afro Pop and House Music which had dominated the space for quite a long time. This year’s awards saw Cassper winning best hip hop , AKA best collaboration and Riky Rick best video.

Winners

Check out the full list of winners below:

Best Female:

Yemi Alade (Nigeria)

Best Male:

Davido (Nigeria)

Best Group:

P-Square (Nigeria)

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut:

Patoranking (Nigeria)

Best Hip Hop:

Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)

Best Collaboration:

AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria)

Song of the Year:

Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria)

Best Live:

Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania)

Video of the Year:

“Nafukwa”– Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw

Best Pop & Alternative:

Jeremy Loops (South Africa)

Best Francophone:

DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast)

Best Lusophone:

Ary (Angola)

Personality of the Year:

Trevor Noah (South Africa)

MAMA Evolution:

D’Banj (Nigeria)

Best International:

Nicki Minaj

Artist of the Decade:

P-Square

MTV Base Leadership Award:

Saran Kaba Jones & S’Bu Mavundla

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