MTN UG Hip Hop Awards 2019 Winners

MTN UG Hip Hop Awards 2019 Winners

Recho Rey took home Best Female Rapper

The MT UG Hip Hop awards took place at the MTN-Tidal Warehouse on the 8th Febraury 2019. Hip Hops New kid on the block, Fefe Busi took home the award of Best Male Artist while Recho Rey was awarded Best Female artist of the year.

Below is the full list of winners together with nominees.

Male Rapper of the Year

  • Mun G
  • Fik Fameica
  • Fefe Bussi
  • JK Lubanto
  • Jim Nola MC

Female Rapper of the Year

  • MC Yallah
  • Recho Rey
  • Tushi Polo
  • Fasie
  • Race T

Album of the Year 

  • Omungi Attibwa – Mun G
  • On My Own – J-Wats
  • African Reality – AJO 
  • Affropucino – Blixxack 
  • Labongo and Gipir – Judas Rap Knowledge

Song of the year

  • ‘Yenze Aliko’ – Flex D’Paper
  • ‘Terikuzikiza’ – Recho Rey 
  • ‘Iddi Aimin Dada’ – Fefe Bussi 
  • ‘Firimu’ – JK Lubanto 
  • ‘Wubila Hater’ – KSL 

Producer of the Year

  • Mio Made
  • Dagg Mizzo
  • Baru
  • Nase Avatar
  • Yung Jey Basalesale

Collaboration of the Year 

  • ‘Paper’ – Navio, Ice Prince and The Mith 
  • ‘Red Cypher’ – Josh SB, Ginsu, Ruyonga, Barna, Wake and DJ Stef
  • ‘Holla Remix’ – J-Wats, Pryce Teeba, Flex D’Paper, DelBoy, Play01 and Byg Ben 
  • ‘Emisana N’Ekiro’ – Blixxack and Tucker HD 
  • ‘Gangasta’ – DJ Crim, T-Bro and Lyrical G 

Inspirational Song of the Year

  • ‘Believe’ – Emmix 
  • ‘Brokeness’ – Jesse10s 
  • ‘Ngenze’ – Bawanguzi of Souls 
  • ‘Press On’ – Barna 
  • 'Life is Beautiful' – Lyrical Mycheal and Anthony Faulkner 

Video of the Year

  • ‘Paper’ – Navio, Ice Prince and The Mith 
  • ‘Firimu’ – JK Lubanto 
  • ‘Sconto’ – Fik Fameica 
  • ‘Terikuzikiza’ – Recho Rey 
  • ‘Iddi Amin Dada’ – Fefe Bussi 

Lyricist of the Year 

  • 'Transcend' – AJO
  • 'Rap Up 2017' – St. Nellysade 
  • 'The Proem' – Blixxack
  • 'Terikuzikiza' – Recho Rey 
  • 'Ke’Kaseera' –Tushi Polo 

Rookie of the Year 

  • Mootownoh
  • DelBoy
  • Keinoh
  • Recho Rey
  • Tushi Polo

Sweet 16 (Verse of the Year)

  • ‘Slavery’ – Suspekt 
  • ‘Paper ‘ – The Mith
  • ‘Mpambana’ – MC Yallah 
  • ‘The Proem’ – Blixxack 
  • ‘Snapbacks’ – KSL 

Mixtape of the Year

  • ‘Kingdome Come’ – Dagg Mizzo 
  • ‘Broken Master Piece’ – A1 Fresh 
  • ‘The Intro’ – Larry 
  • ‘Trap House Memoirs’ – Sliq Teq 
  • ‘November Came Late’ – Ledra and MAFB 

DJ of the Year

  • DJ Crim
  • Tha DropOut
  • DJ Slaughter Elly
  • DJ Lolah

Media Personality of the Year

  • The Mith and DJ Crim – Urban TV 
  • Toobi S.M.O.L.Z – Radio King 90.2 FM 
  • Byg Kahuna– Hot 100 
  • Meester DJ and Slaughter Elly – Radio City 
  • Calvin Da Entertainer– UBC TV

Rap Fusion of the Year

  • ‘Nielewe’ – Navio and Vanessa Mdee 
  • ‘Tubikole’ – Fik Fameica and Vinka 
  • ‘Karamu’ – Amani Amaniga 
  • ‘Habiba’ – St. Nellysade and AB Kale 
  • ‘Gukubila’ – Lyrical Mychael 

Diaspora Act of the Year

  • Blixxack
  • Jesse 10S
  • L.I
  • Kleo Namiiro

Western Rapper of the Year

  • Amani Amaniga
  • Crazie Wispa
  • T-Bro The King Kiga
  • Sagio Mhza
  • Xamion’t

Northern Rapper of the Year

  • Gbaraspoken MC
  • O.P.U KobokoBoy
  • Toobi S.M.O.L.Z
  • Ken Lee
  • Judas Rapknowledge

Central Rapper of the Year

  • JK Lubanto
  • Fefe Bussi
  • Jim Nola MC
  • Gravity Omutujju
  • Recho Rey

Eastern Rapper of the Year

  • Leumas Owabajaja
  • HID 16TH
  • Gibbon MC
  • MamRe Snares

Lifetime achievement

  • Dawoo