Last weekend, Saturday 28 May, 2022 Ugandan Hip Hop had yet another electic night celebrating the culture. The MTN powered Ugandan Hip Hop Awards sixth edition transpired attracting fans, artistes, media and other stake holders.

NuveyLive/NuveySHAWN was nominated for Media Personality of the year and for Mixtape of the year with Beware 2. We are so grateful for your support of the brands.

The event hosted by Ninja C and co host Timothy Code, had a special award for Steve Jean a pioneer producer who was celebrated with a Lifetime Achievement award, while Breakfast Jam Uganda was recognised for the work they’ve done using Hip Hop to reach out communities. Kaweesi Mark recieved the award as a founding member present.

The biggest winners of the night were AJ Stylz, 207 and Keinoh scooping two awards each. Unlike previous years, each winner in any category walked away with 1 million Uganda Shillings.

Album of the Year

  • Dallas Plein – Wakayima
  • The Mith – The Ugandan
  • Kraccbone – Ego – Winner
  • Kavali – Stil Waters Run Deep Ep
  • Santana Karma – Did it for Africa

African Artiste of the year

  • Khaligraph Jones

Female Artist of the Year Nominees

  • Joyie7Star – Hot Chic Ku Mic
  • Stone Age UG – Kimala Ne kigwa
  • Ninja C feat. Tucker HD – Pick Up The Phone
  • King Missy – Bloodline
  • Yalla MC – Omuzira

Male Artist of the Year Nominees:

  • 1Der J.R – Lisaachi
  • Navio – 30 seconds to Hollywood
  • Da Agent – Twist the tongue
  • The Mith – The Ugandan
  • Adrenalyn Muzik – Kukyakala

Rookie of the Year Nominees:

  • Fakher – Real is rare
  • Zedmonk Ssabatontomi – Work si Myakka – winner
  • Skylar ug – Yenze
  • Komplexx the rapper – Maneno
  • Papa T – The Man


Inspirational Song of the Year Nominees:

  • Waade – Nga Yesu
  • Lyrical G – Never Knew Pain
  • AJ Stylz ft. Spyda MC – Nkowola – winner
  • JK Lubanto – Mama
  • Pryce Teeba – Obulamu Munsi

Collaboration of Year Nominees:

  • Lagum the Rapper ft. Bangi – Catching Flights – Winner
  • BflexUg ft. Ch!ef, Ksl Owakabi and Denesi
  • Byg Ben Sukuya ft. Keya Nemesis, Lebon – Fa Abaliko
  • KSL ft. Akeine, Ch!ef and St Nellysade – Snapbacks remix
  • TheeNinjaC ft. Tucker HD – Pick Up the Phone

Media Personality of the year:

  • Timothy Code
  • NuveyLive/NuveySHAWN
  • Still Breezy
  • Calvin The Entertainer – winner
  • Denzel UG

Rap Fusion of the year

  • Navio feat. Shena Skies – Rare
  • CXNRD – Les Go Deh
  • Keinoh – Dior – winner
  • Lamu feat. The Mith – Pata Remix
  • Solome Basuuta feat. St. Nelly Sade – Love Lead

Song of the year:

  • Adrenalyn Muzik – Kukyakala
  • Clansmen – Good Day
  • The Mith feat. Herbert Ssesamba – I Give Her Love – winner
  • 1Der J.R feat. Alvin – Tonvuga Speed
  • Krack Bone feat. Female All Stars – Bad

Video of the Year Nominees:

  • MC Yallah – Omuzira
  • Keinoh – Drip – winner
  • Kracbone ft. Female All Stars- Bad
  • Naxa – Crazy
  • Starking Boycrak – Azaz

Best Producer of the Year Nominees:

  • Baru
  • Dauson Magical
  • 207 – winner
  • Samurae
  • Koz-N-Effekt

Eastern Uganda Artist of the Year Nominees:

  • AJ Stylz – Put in the work – winner
  • Gibbon Mc – Promise
  • BMG Music – Stronger
  • Sparo UG – Champion
  • Mamre Snares – Confession

Northern Uganda Artist of the Year Nominees:

  • Tworthy wyler – Story
  • Stayput – Jok jok Amalo
  • Judas Rapknowledge da Akbar – Heart Of Hannibal Barca – winner
  • Skinnoh The GOAT – Nen Wangi
  • Otim Darsh – LYET

Western Uganda Artist of the Year Nominees:

  • Amb Roy and Niwe Ben – Eji season
  • Crazie wispa – Mwebale /Thank you – winner
  • Rapa Camio – Kaihura Nkuba Freestyle
  • Amani Amaniga – Nkamarwa
  • Uzi Malcon Muzik – Rap To The Beat

Sweet Sixteen Nominees:

  • Larry – Confidence
  • AJO – Immortal
  • Shemy B – To the Top
  • Papa T – Fat Love
  • 207 – Abajega – winner

Lyricist of the Year Nominees:

  • Medullar MC – Last Words
  • ST. Maxi Mayne – Eno Mature
  • Lyrical G – Sikyasaaga (The L-Matic) – winner
  • Gibbon MC – Love
  • Joyie7Star -Mwanyizabala

Mixtape of the Year Nominees:

  • Kavali King – Social Introvert 2 – winner
  • Pryce Teeba – It is What It is Mixtape
  • NuveySHAWN – Beware 2
  • Kizzy Rulez – MVP: Hustle & Motivation
  • GRG – House of G

Hip Hop Deejay of the year

  • DJ Victor256winner
  • Deejay Crim
  • DJ Simix
  • DJ Kiro Splif
  • DJ Kasbaby

Lifetime Achiever Award:

  • Steve Jean

Special Award:

  • Breakfast Jam

MTN Pulse Cypher Winners in order

  1. Trigga
  2. Ebra Soulo
  3. King Missy
  4. Mootoonoh
  5. Matt Travvers

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees in the #MTNUGHIPHOPAWARDS22

 

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