2nd Annual 256 HipHop Awards Nominations Announcement

Every Year, The Kulture 256 and The Konnected Foundation Inc. bring ‘THE 256 HIP-HOP AWARDS’. An awards show dedicated to uplifting Uganda’s most underrated genre. An Awards show that rewards Hip-Hop Artistes from Uganda and Africa at Large on merit. We award rappers that deserve the awards and not those that we think should win them. With the success of the previous event that happened last year at Laftaz Lounge on the 24th of May 2019, we shall in the same effort host the Second Edition at The National Theatre (UNCC) on Friday, the 15th of May 2020 from 6:00pm – Midnight).

IN THIS EDITION, THE AWARDS COMMITTEE MANAGED TO INTRODUCE TWO NEW CATEGORIES  NAMELY;

  • BEST SOUTH SUDAN RAPPER
  • AFRICAN RAPPER OF THE DECADE

THE TWO CATEGORIES WHERE INTRODUCED BECAUSE THE COMMITTE SAW A NEED OF RECOGNIZING THE GOOD WORKS OF NOT ONLY THE UGANDAN RAPPERS BUT ALSO AFRICA AT LARGE. THE CATEGORY FOR “AFRICAN RAPPER OF THE DECADE” THE WINNER WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR WHAT THE CHOOSEN RAPPER HAS DONE FOR THE AFRICAN HIPHOP GENRE IN A DECADE. (ANNOUNCE FOR THIS CATEGORY WILL BE IN APRIL ; INCLUDING THE ONE OF “I AM HIPHOP ICON”

We Have created a submission link for those who would wish to perform on the event..  please register o n the link below for consideration before 15th APRIL.

See below for the complete list of 256 “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2020 Official Nominees:

AFRICAN RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Kao Denero
  2. Jovi
  3. Nasty C
  4. Khaligraph Jones
  5. M.I Abaga
  6. Blaqbonez
  7. Sarkodie
  8. Lyrical Joe
  9. Youngsta Cpt
  10. BigTril

MALE RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Flex D’Paper
  2. Feffe Bussi
  3. Judas Rap Knowledge
  4. St. Maxi Mayne
  5. Lyrical G
  6. GNL Zamba

FEMALE RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Stone Age
  2. Omani Reign
  3. Ceejay UG

CENTRAL RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Flex D’Paper
  2. St. Maxi Mayne
  3. Feffe Bussi
  4. Lyrical G

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  1. Dagg Mizzo
  2. Alz
  3. 207
  4. Waade
  5. Skinnie

PEOPLE’S CHAMP AWARD

  1. Judas Rap Knowledge
  2. Crazie Wispa
  3. St. Maxi Mayne
  4. Chill$ Kabajja
  5. 4Homies
  6. Fakher
  7. L2G
  8. Keinoh

SONG OF THE YEAR

  1. Level up – Flex D’Paper
  2. To the top – Judas Rap Knowledge
  3. Kukunku Freestyle – St. Maxi Mayne
  4. Njagala Kappa – Kaliba Najjuma Ft. Nikoly
  5. Koyi Koyi (Remix) – Feffe Bussi Ft. GNL Zamba
  6. Tukikwasaganya – Aspika Spoila

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Koyi Koyi (Remix) – Feffe Bussi Ft. GNL Zamba
  2. Level Up – Flex D’paper
  3. Kukunku Freestyle – St. Maxi Mayne
  4. To The Top – Judas Rap Knowledge
  5. Tukikwasaganya – Aspika Spoila
  6. Sembera – Keinoh
  7. Njagala Kappa – Kaliba Najjuma Ft. Nikoly
  8. City Born – Chill$ Kabejja Ft. Bayichi Mapengo
  9. Boss Freestyle – GNL Zamba Ft. Kanin
  10. Chunda – Truth 256

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

  1. Chill$ Kabejja
  2. Cohen
  3. Fakher
  4. St. Maxi Mayne
  5. Mr. Lean
  6. St. Ronnie
  7. Starking Boycrack
  8. Kavali King

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

  1. Waade
  2. Bigsam
  3. Kaliba Najjuma
  4. Lyrical G
  5. St. Maxi Mayne
  6. Judas Rap Knowledge
  7. GNL Zamba

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  1. Emmere Ya’amatu – Alz W Kaliba Najjuma & Nikoly
  2. Obujjulizi – Nampeera Mulekwa
  3. Drunk Intelligence – Kavali King
  4. Geezy – Lyrical G
  5. Emirandira (Roots) – Leumas Owabajaja

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

  1. Dallas Plein
  2. L2G
  3. Big Sam
  4. Alloy
  5. St. Maxi Mayne
  6. Dlux
  7. B-Flex
  8. Chill$ Kabejja
  9. Mapafi
  10. Waade

NORTHERN RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Judas Rap Knowledge
  2. Blcklyt
  3. Lyrical Terrorist
  4. Staid Kakwa Pizzy

MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR

  1. No Attachment Mixtape – Fakher
  2. Zagang Vol.2 – Zagang
  3. First Take Vol.1 – 4homies

GOSPEL RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Waade
  2. Mamre Snares
  3. Zesmore
  4. St. Ronnie

EASTERN RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Mcigz
  2. Aj Stylz
  3. Mas D’rapper
  4. Alloy
  5. Mamre Snares
  6. Wiz Bitch

WESTERN RAPPER OF THE YEAR

  1. Wispa
  2. Uzi Malcom
  3. Dagmuza
  4. Mr.Gx
  5. Truth 256

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  1. Uno Uno Seis – Profet Ft. Waade
  2. City Born – Chill$ Kabejja Ft. Bayichi Mapengo
  3. Talk Of The Town – Big Sam Ft. Cpo
  4. Wandibaddewo (Mulekwa Tribute) – Kaliba Najjuma Ft. Shemy B , Nikoly , Empiso, L2G
  5. July Cypher – 207 Ft. Luweero All Stars
  6. High Up  – Aj Stylz Ft. Fenrico Lugga
  7. Ngbbf (Remix) – Ghettoo Uppgrade Ft.Xamiont & Nickarma Nox
  8. Koyi Koyi (Remix) – Feffe Bussi Ft. Gnl ZAMBA
  9. Vibin – Bhalu Jaguarabel Ft. Zilla Oaks
  10. Boss Freestyle – GNL Zamba Ft. Kanin

BEST FEATURED VERSE (SWEET 16)

  1. Isis Raw Verse – Kizzy
  2. Talk Of The Town – Big Sam
  3. Singa (Hiphop Message) – Made Pro
  4. Wandibaddewo (Mulekwa Tribute) – L2G
  5. Wandibaddewo (Mulekwa Tribute) – Kaliba Najjuma
  6. Pain – Tony M Phino
  7. Boss Freestyle – GNL Zamba

IMPACT TRACK OF THE YEAR

  1. Wandibaddewo (Mulekwa Tribute) – Kaliba Najjuma Ft. Shemy B , Nikoly , Empiso, L2G
  2. Topowa – Made Pro
  3. Mama – Mcee Kijanah
  4. Alaba – St. Ronnie
  5. Emirandira (Roots) – Leumas Owabajaja
  6. Kyekimu – Stone Age
  7. Mummy – Clickliz
  8. Champion – Saga Calein
  9. Happy When I Cry – Waade

SOUTH SUDAN BEST RAPPER

  1. Trey David
  2. Karismatic Onen
  3. Panda Nation Music
  4. Lushy Kay
  5. Easy Wizzy
  6. Rivaldo King
  7. Ade Tha Truth
  8. Navia Lx
  9. Lil Been
  10. Mg Kick
  11. Genesis Angel
  12. Dopest Kid
  13. Wad John
  14. Aj Skillz

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Note: 256 “Hip Hop Awards” is a public event and tickets are  available for purchase to the public via ticteq.com

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