SA Hip Hop Bags AFRIMA Nominations: See Who’s Nominated. The streets may say that Hip Hop is dead and not hot and happening in South Ah but other people are taking note of all that is being done. The 2021 nominations for All Africa Music Awards have been released are a few Hip Hop artists have been nominated in the awards that celebrate African talent. Over 8880 song submissions were received by the African Union and the International Committee of All Africa Music Awards, so competition was pretty tight for organisers.
Newcomer Blxckie has scored two nominations. The popular SA Hip Hop artist has been nominated in the following categories Most Promising African Artist and Best Artist in African Hip Hop. Blxckie is one of the hottest artists in SA Hip Hop at the moment and has been dropping back to back hits for his fans to enjoy. . Award-winning Hip Hop artists, Cassper Nyovest and Nasty C have bagged three nominations. The Zulu Man With Some Power has been nominated in the following categories, Best African Rapper or lyricist, Best Male Artist in Southern African and Best Artist, Duo or group in Hip Hop.
It is also worth noting that Focalistic who started off as a Hip Hop artist before making the switch to amapiano music, has received seven nominations. Focalistic has bagged nominations in the following, Best Male Artist in South Africa, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Dance or Choreography. The AFRIMA are set to take place in Lagos, Nigeria and will be televised between. November 19-21, 2021. SA duo Blaq Diamond has received the most nominations for their smash hit, Summer Yomuthi.
In 2019, Nasty C walked away with 3 awards at the awards that celebrate artists across the continent. Nasty C won awards for Best African rapper or lyricist, Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip Hop and Best Collaboration for his song, SMA with Rowlene. Sjava won, Best Male Artist in Southern Africa and Nadia took Best Female in Southern Africa. The nomination list features over 400 songs from artists in the 30 continental and 10 regional categories cutting across African talents and creatives living on the continent and in the Diaspora. Winners are determined based on votes.