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More than accolades at this year’s UG Hip-Hop award winners

Hip Hop was celebrated over the weekend with the crowning of some of Uganda’s best rappers during the annual MTN Hip-Hop awards.

Created to recognize and celebrate the talent and hard work of artists in Uganda’s hip-hop industry, the awards saw some winners walking away with cash prizes during the day as well as discovering, nurturing and supporting new talent in the hip-hop industry through giving them a platform to showcase their Hip-Hop prowess.

This year, the winner of the MTN Pulse Cypher challenge Allan Wathika, alias Triggah walking away with shs2million, while Ibrahim Balunywa, alias Ebrahim Soul’o, and Anena Missy Ochola alias King Missy were the first and second runner-up respectively in this year’s competition and they walked away with shs1.5million and shs1million respectively.

In a surprise twist, and in recognition of their efforts and skills, a consolation prize of shs650,000 was given to the other 2 contestants each as well as 20GB Freedom data bundles to all the top 5 contestants.

In addition, the 5 final contestants received a chance to record a collabo for free at Swangz Avenue.

The winners of the annual award ceremony include:-

Album of the year

Kracbone – Ego

Male artist of the year

Navio – 30 seconds to Hollywood

Female artist of the year

Stone Age UG – Kimala Nekigwa

Rookie of the year

Zedmonk Ssabatontomi – Work si myaka

Inspirational song of the year

AJ Stylz ft. Spyda MC – Nkowola

Song of the year

The Mith ft. Herbert Ssesamba – I give her love

The collaboration of the Year

Lagum the Rapper ft. Bangi – Catching Flights

Rap Fusion of the Year

Keinoh – Dior

Video of the year

Keinoh – Drip

Best Producer

Dauson Magical

African Artist of the year

Khaligraph Jones

Eastern Uganda artist of the year

AJ Stylz – Put in the work

Northern Uganda artist of the year

Judas Rapknowledge da Akbar – Heart Of Hannibal  Barca

Western Uganda artist of the year

Crazie wispa – Mwebale /Thank you

Central Uganda artist of the year

Felista di superstar

Lyricist of the year

Lyrical G – Sikyasaaga ( The L-Matic)

Hip-Hop Deejay of the year

DJ Victor256

Mixtape of the year

Kavali King – Social Introvert 2

Sweet Sixteen

207 – Abajega

Media Personality

Calvin the entertainer

SPECIAL AWARDS

Kaweesi Mark

Breakfast jam

Lifetime Achiever

Steve Jean

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