Flvme Questions Why The SAMAs Don’t Handle Hip Hop The Same As Other Genres. Flvme has had his fair share of awards shows when he the Best Male award at the SA Hip Hop awards in 2019 for his album CandyMan. Amidst the announcement of the SAMA nominations Flvme poses a thought provoking question to all music lovers.
The nominations for the SAMA awards were announced on the evening of the 19th of May and fans of music have had mixed reactions to the nominees, especially the nominations for Best Hip Hop Album. Dead Or Alive hitmaker Flvme posed a question to his twitter followers asking why the SAMAs don’t have sub genres for Hip Hop the same way they do for other genres of music.
His tweet read, “When are the SAMAs going to handle categories for sub genres in Hip Hop since every other genre is getting that !?“.
When asked where his album Dead Or Alive was on the list of nominees for Best Hip Hop, the rapper responded that he didn’t submit the project for consideration at the awards. The fan mentioned that she was deeply disappointed because in her opinion his album was by far the dopest.
Flvme simply responded, “I’d rather not be played and play myself.“
The 5 albums that were nominated for the Best Hip Hop category at the awards are Boity for her 4436 EP, Yanga Chief for Popstar, Nasty C for Zulu Man With Some Power, Zakwe and Duncan for Zakwe & Duncan, and Nadia Nakai for Nadia Naked II.
Other rappers that were nominated in other categories were K.O for his music video Lucky Star, Sho Madjozi for her What A Life mixtape, Sjava for Umsebenzi EP, Kid Tini for Best Engineered Album, and Big Zulu for Best Collaboration with Riky Rick, Intaba Yase Dubai for their single Mali Eningi.