MTN promises bigger UG Hiphop Awards next year. Here is list of 2017 winners

UG Hiphop Awards held its second edition at the Golf Course Hotel on Thursday evening as the biggest names in Ugandan hiphop were awarded and celebrated. Speaking at the event, MTN CMO, Olivier Prentout stated that it’s great to have a big brand like MTN supporting a subculture.

Producer of the year Nase Avatar with his accolade

“As a big brand like MTN, may we would have gone for the biggest artistes in the country. However, its great to support a youthful subculture like hiphop”, he stated.

He further promised that next year, the awards will be a much bigger affair. The awards ceremony was fairly attended bringing together fans and rappers as winners were crowned.

Below is a full list of winners and the nominees within those categories. The winners in each category have been typed in bold.

Male Artist/Rapper of the Year

  •  Pryce Teeba
  • Mun*G
  • Fefe Busi
  • Byg Ben
  • Gravity

Female Artist/Rapper of the Year

  •  Fasie
  • MC Yallah
  • Shirley May
  • Ninja C
  • Malika

Rookie Of the year

  • Fik Fameica
  • Lagum
  • J-Wats
  • K.S.L
  • JK Lubanto

Mixtape of the Year

  •  Not for Sale – Flex D’Paper
  • Xtension – Lagum
  • Blind Faith Mixtape – O.P.U KobokoBoy
  • Bunyoro Ha Map – Crazie Wispa
  • Rap Holds a Fascination – Stylus

Central Rapper of the Year

  • Keya Nemesis
  • Fik Fameica
  • Da Agent
  • Fefe Bussi
  • St. Nellysade

Northern Rapper of the Year

  • O.P.U KobokoBoy
  • Gbaraspoken
  • MC Wang JOK
  • Ken Lee
  • Toobi Smolz

Eastern Rapper of the year

  • Pyramid MC
  • 1Rail
  • Buka Chimey
  • Benjamin Prince
  • Leumas Owabajaja

Western Rapper of the Year

  • Amani Amaniga
  • T-Bro
  • Crazie Wispa
  • Slenda MC
  • Trigga Trigga

Rap Fusion of the Year

  •  Big Bumpa – Kemishan & Mun*G
  • Can’t Put Me Down – Nellysade & Nutty Neithan
  • Tumunonye – Navio
  • Kapanka – Bantu Clan
  • Some Day – Phila & Radney

Deejay of the Year

  • Dj Crim
  • Tha Dropout
  • DJ Slugface
  • DJ Slaughter Elly
  • DJ Cacie

 Producer of the year

  • Baru
  • Nase Avatar
  • Aethan
  • Josh SB
  • Simon Elly

Diaspora Rapper of the year

  •  J Baller
  • L.I
  • Double S
  • S.T.R.A.P
  • Papastone

Album of the year

  • African Childhood Story – K.S.L
  • Last Breed – Mickey Solo
  • Something From Nothing – 92XL (Suspekt, Mal-X, Simon Elly)
  • Tutambula Na Bitambula – Big Sam

Song of the year

  •  Bust a Shot – The Mith ft. Nutty Neithan
  • Mpambana – MC Yallah
  • Bobi Wine – Pryce Teeba
  • Zagwa – Amani Amaniga
  • Buli Kiro – Play01 ft. J-Wats

Collaboration of the year

  •  Vuqa Cypher – Keko, BigTril, Mith, Nellysade, Peter Miles, Nutty Neithan, CODE, Ruyonga
  • On the Wings – Mal-X, Suspekt & Agee
  • Uhangosasa – Byg Ben ft. Keko
  • Mudaala – Aethan ft. Tucker, Keko & JB
  • Nvuga Kampala (rmx) – Delboy, Flex D’Paper, Play01, Mickey Solo, Habo, Pryce Teeba

Video of the year

  • Rather You than Me – Atlas Da African
  • God DNA – Josh SB ft. Ruyonga
  • Vuqa Cypher
  • Kuba Engalo – Jora MC
  • Rider – Navio

Lyricist of the year

  • Brooks – I Pray
  • St. Nellysade – 2016 Rap Up
  • Suspekt – Finally Found
  • Stylus – New Level New Devils
  • Keya Nemesis -Bad

Inspirational Song of the year

  • Power – Mal-X
  • I Pray – Brooks Aftermath
  • Kyendiba – NTM
  • Buwanguzi – Fenrico Lugga
  • My Jesus – Derrick Tha Priest

Sweet 16 (Verse of the year)

  • Nvuga Kampala – Play01
  • 6am in Nairobi – Flex D’Paper
  • Vuqa Cypher – TimothyCODE
  • Shabba (rmx) – Tucker HD
  • Lens on – Barna

Media Personality of the Year

  • Mr. Skillz (Xfm)
  • The Only Jaluo (Sanyu FM)
  • Toni Blayze (Magic FM)
  • Forever MC (Magic One TV)
  • Byg Kahuna (Hot 100FM

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