Now in the seventh year, the South African Hip Hop Awards will be taking place at Gold Reef City tonight, 19 December 2018.
The seventh annual South African Hip HopAwards are set to take place this evening, 19 December 2018. This year’s event is themed Where I’m From, and will take place at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg.
Following the announcement of the list of nominees on Monday, 5 November 2018, voting lines for the awards openedon Wednesday, 14 November 2018, and remained opened for a full month, as voting lines closed last week Friday, 14 December 2018.
The likes of Nasty C, Zakwe, DJ Speedsta, DJ Slique, Riky Rick, Kwesta, Nadia Nakai and Cassper Nyovest are just some of the artists that have been nominated this year. Cassper is also the sole nominee for the Milestone Award for his Fill Up FNB Stadium concert, which saw the rapper selling over 68 000 tickets, and nearly selling out.
South African hip-hop artist, Kwesta, will be honoured with the Best Digital Sales Artist award for his single, ‘Spirit,’ featuring American superstar, Wale, at the 2018 South African Hip-Hop Awards. The single was officially released on Thursday, 12 October 2017, and has since become a fan favourite, with the music video showcasing a truly South African narrative and township lifestyle.
Kwesta continues to fly the South African flag high, as he recently shot a music video with American hip-hop artist, Rick Ross, which fans are anxiously awaiting.