After what seemed like an endless wait, the venue and date for Ghana Hiphop & R&B Awards has finally been declared.
The awards ceremony aimed at satisfying musical excellence and outstanding creativity will be held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday, December 9, 2011 focusing the spotlight on Ghana’s most outstanding musicians.
To be hosted by XFM radio presenter, Mauvie, the awards will not only focus on rewarding talents, but will showcase spectacular performances from the country’s finest artistes which will be announced soon.
Shades & Powder, the event organizers of the event hope the awards becomes one of the top events in Ghana’s annual music calendar.
The full list of the nominees is listed below:
Best Hip Hop DJ (Over The Decade) – DJ Black (Joy FM)
Best Hip Hop Radio Programme (Over The Decade) – Space Jam (Radio Universe)
Hip Hop Consistency Award (Over The Decade) – PY Addo-Annan (Bless Da Mic)
Hip Hop Producer (Over The Decade) – Jayso (Skillions)
The Gyedu Blay Ambolley Revolutionary Award – Reggie Rockstone
The Russell Simmons Life Time Achievement Award – Mike Cook (Vibe FM)
New Comer of the Year – C’Real
Best Collaboration of the Decade (Hip Hop/ RNB) – Mapouka by Reggie Rockstone featuring M3NSA & Lord Lust
Best Hip Hop Song Writer – Kwaku T – Circumstances featuring Buju Banton
Best Hip Hop Group (Over The Decade) – Shaolin Munk Funk
Best Society Development Hip Hop Song (Over The Decade) – War by Kwaw Kese featuring Wyclef
The ‘Next Big Thing’ Award – D-Black
The ‘Forever Legend’ Award – Gyedu Blay Ambolley
For more information about the awards, please call 0240568338 (Jerry) or 0201509731 (Nii Ankrah).