MTN UG Hip-hop awards to happen virtually this May

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By Reporter

As the country is waiting for the President to lift a ban on events and social gatherings, the organisers of the MTN Hiphop awards think otherwise. After one year of no social events, the annual awards that award and recognize players in the Hiphop industry of Uganda will return in May on 16th.

According to the organisers, the event will only have 200 guests and the rest shall follow the event online when they log onto the fun on the MTN official YouTube

As part of the awards, there will be a National Pulse cypher in which the winner will take home Shs2,800,00. To be part of the cypher, contenders will send their videos and will log on to to download the beat and record a video rapping to it. Apart from MTN, other partners of the awards include Mountain Dew and Hennessey.

Below is the list of nominees for this year’s MTN UG Hiphop Awards happening on May 16th

Male artist of the year  

• Jim Nola MC

• Judas Rapknowledge da Akbar David and Goliath fight

• St. Maxi Mayne ENO MATURE


• Fik Fameica

 Female artist of the year  

• Recho Rey BWOGANA

• Felista di SUPER STAR I can’t breath

• Stone Age KYEKIMU

• M.C Yallah Dunia

 East African Artist of the year  

• Khaligraph Jones Tuma Kitu

• Joh Makini Dangerous

• Nyashinski Lift Me Up



   Album of the year  

• Navio Strength In Numbers

• Lyrical G GEEZY

• M.C Yallah kubali

• Barna  Never Alone

Song of the year

• Mun G – Bintwala

• Adrenalyn Muzik – Some Ka Money

• GNL Zamba – Dear HipHop

• Play01 – Holiday

• Fik Fameica – MUKO

Video of the year  

• Naxa Dance

• Sparo Ug Heads Up

• Mr. Lean Mini Skirt

 Producer of the year 

• Dagg Mizzo The Ugandan Cypher – The Mith

• Aethan Mbikwasagwe – Flex D’Paper

• Reymacc Fuego

• Mio Made Navio ft. Daddy Andre and Flex D’Paper

• Koz N’EFFECT Atamukutte – Lyrical G

• 207 Dear Zamba (The Write Back)

 Rap Fusion of the Year  

• Amaaso (Urban Remix) Vinka, Winnie Nwagi, Feffe Bussi, The Mith & Dj Harold

• Bangi Navio ft. Daddy Andre and Flex D’Paper

• Zina Keya Nemesis and zex bilangilangi

• Nalubale Project Talent Africa ft. All stars

The collaboration of the Year  

• Elijah Kitaka Beera powa feat. Sylvester and Abramz

• Mr Lean feat. Byg Ben Sukuya Vvamuno

• Navio ft. Flex D’Paper and Joh Makini Abaana Beeka

• 207 July Cypher

Lyricist of the year  

• The Mith Ugandan Cypher

• Judas rapknowledge Da Akbar African warrior

• St. Maxi Mayne Kukunku 3

• GNL Zamba Dear Hip Hop

Mixtape of the year / E.P  

• Blixxack & Tucker Open Time EP

• Baru Two Wavy

• J Wats Eaze

• The Homey The East African Boy

 Sweet Sixteen  

• Tucker HD monster

• Blixxack monster

• Lagum monster

• Navio feat. Khaligraph Trophy Season

Hip-Hop Deejay of the year  

• Drop Out

• Slaughter Elly

• Dj Caccie

• Sal the dj

• Dj cisse

• Deejay crim

 Northern Uganda artist of the year  

• Toobi Smolz IKARE NI

• Judas rapknowledge Da Akbar Alok kwona

• IssaGhad Meditate

• Stayput Abubang

• Skinnoh The GOAT Blessed

• Tworthy wyler Kare

 Western Uganda artist of the year  

• Truth 256 Chunda

• Lithan Mc Abiri Abiri

• Crazie Wispa Koyi Koyi

• Freestyle Session 2 Uzi Malcon Muzik

 Eastern Uganda artist of the year  

• Sparo Ug Heads Up

• Leumas Owabajaja Smile Beneath A Tear

• AJ Stylz 5am In T-Town


 Central Uganda artist of the year  

• Feffe Busi Super lady

• Gravity NYABO

• Felista Di Superstar I can’t breath

• Da Agent Bamungamba

• Big Sam

 Rookie of the year  

• Ghettoo Uppgrade Ngbbf Remix

• Stone Age KOYI KOYI

• Dallas Plein King Of 2020 Freestyle

• King Missy Bloodline

• Stay put Abubang


 Inspirational song of the year  

• Flex D’ Paper Mbikwasagwe

• Vann Mesh Mu Yesu Mulimu work

• Stone Age Dream On

• Chillz kabejja Abikolako

• Barna Never Alone

• St. Maxi Mayne Taata

 Hip-Hop media personality of the year  

• Byg Kahuna

• Jaluo and Timothy Code

• The Mith and Dj Crim

• Still Breezy

• Jokwiz


Source – BigEye.UG

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