Rappers Mun G, Flex D Paper and Fefe Bussi are among the big winners of this year’s MTN Hip Hop Awards, held Friday night in Kampala.
The the third edition of the MTN Hip Hop Awards recognized the best hip hop music released in 2018. Organizers, MTN, said the year was a competitive one which saw some household names churn out good work as well as emergence of fresh and underground talent.
The Male Rapper of the Year Award went to is Feffe Bussi while Mun G’s ‘Omungi Attibwa’ won Album of the Year.
Artistes and other creatives that make the Hip Hop ecosystem were rewarded in 20 categories.
The Life Time Acheivement award was presented to Dawoo.
“I was there when hip-hop started in Ug. So proud of all of you for taking this to the level we are on now. I dedicate this award to all the People here now and all those that started this,” he said.
‘Paper’ by Navio, Ice Prince and The Mith emerged Video of the Year while Flex D Paper’s ‘Yenze Aliko’ won Song of the Year.
Lyricist of the Year – St Nellysade (Rap Up 2017)
Rapper of the Year (East) – HID 16th.
Rapper of the Year (Central) – Gravity Omutujju
Rapper of the Year (West) – T-Bro
Diaspora Act of the Year – Blixxack
Media Personality of the Year – Calvin Da Entertainer
Rap Fusion of the Year – Nielewe by Navio, Vanessa Mdee
Sweet 16 Verse of the Year – Snapbacks – KSL
Mixtape of the Year – Kingdome Come – Dagg
Rookie of the Year – Recho Rey
Inspirational song of the Year – Life is Beautiful (Lyrical Mycheal & Anthony Faulkner)
Producer of the Year – Nase Avatar
Best Collaboration – Holla Remix (J-Wats, Pryce Teeba)