SA Hip Hop Awards 2017 took place last night in South Africa. The ceremony took place at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, and featured live performances by Boity, Kid X, Cassper Nyovest, Bas and more. Major winners for the night include; Cassper Nyovest for Milestone Award, Kwesta for Song of the Year, Nasty C for Album of the Year, Moozlie for Best Female and Big Zulu for Best Freshman.

Here are all the winners of 2018 SA Hip Hop Awards:

CategoryArtistsBody of Work
HONORARY AWARDOutrageous Records​​this is a lifetime achievement award for those who contributed in the development of SA Hip Hop and are still active
MOST VALUABLEKwestathis is for the most bankable artist in monetary terms through achievements.
BEST LOCAL BRANDSGODthis is for a South African clothing brand that is strictly Hip Hop.
BEST INTERNATIONAL BRANDCastle Lite Unlocked​​this is for an international corporate brand that is playing a role in the development of SA Hip Hop
BEST DANCE CREWSurvivor Dance Crew​​the Hip Hop dance crew that achieved the most in the past year
PROMOTER OF THE YEARPop Bottlesconsistent promoter with most impactful and successful Hip Hop events in the past 12 months.
DJ OF THE YEARDj Speedsta​​this is for the DJ who contributed immensely to SA Hip Hop in the past 12 months, be it on radio, clubs or sessions
ALBUM OF THE YEARNasty C – String & Blingoriginality, popularity, quality, visibility, sales, impact, melody and composition
BEST FRESHMAN/NewcomerBig Zuluthis is for a rapper who emerged for the first time and blew up the scene in the past 12 months.
MIXTAPE OF THE YEARStogie t – Honey & painpopularity, quality, visibility, impact
HUSTLER OF THE YEARKwesta​​endorsements or any other achievements acquired through Hip Hop
LYRICIST OF THE YEARStogie T – Honey & Pain​​consistent lyricism throughout the past 12months, solid lyrical repertoire
BEST GRAFFITIDbongzpieces done in the past 12 months,originality, creativity and message relevance
PRODUCER OF THE YEARGemini Major​​Number of singles, quality, quantity,arrangement, innovation, impact
BEST COLLABOKwesta ft Wale – Spirit the most popular rap song collaborated by 2 or more artists
BEST FEMALEMoozliefemale rapper consistent in the past 12 months with radio singles, videos, performances and a solid album, mixtape or EP
BEST MALENasty Cmale rapper consistent in the past 12 months with radio singles, videos, performances and a solid album
BEST HIP HOP RADIO SHOWMotsweding Fm​​Local content, SA Hip Hop development, listenership,relevance and quality. This is 100% judged by the public.
BEST VIDEOKwesta ft Wale – Spiritquality, storyline, relevance, airplay, YouTube hits.
SONG OF THE YEARKwesta ft Wale – Spiritairplay, popularity, quality, relevance, impact, originality
BEST DIGITAL SALESKwesta best selling song or album on iTunes and other digital stores
BEST REMIXZakwe Sebentin Remix* best Remixed song.
KING OF NORTHERN CAPE:
KING OF EASTERN CAPE:
KING OF KWAZULU NATAL:
KING OF FREE STATE:
KING OF MPUMALANGA:
KING OF NORTH WEST:
KING OF WESTERN CAPE:
KING OF LIMPOPO:
KING OF GAUTENG:
Provincial Artists – (No Kings this year)* this is for anyone making major moves that benefit the Hip Hop movement in the province. Events organisers and promoters. 9awards, 1 for each province
MILESTONECassper Nyovest – Fill Up FNBa significant stage or event in the development of something.