Nigerian hip hop awards winners list for 2008

Published On: March 18, 2008, 5:16 pm (12 years ago)
Author: King Samuel O Dguy
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ARTISTE CATEGORY WON TOTAL NUMBER OF AWARDS

OLU MAINTAIN SONG OF THE YEAR 1

ASA RECORDING OF THE YEAR (BIBANKE)
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE) 3

D'BANJ ARTISTE OF THE YEAR 1

COBHAMS PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (BIBANKE) 1

DJ TEE (STYLEE) BEST MUSIC VIDEO 1

TIMAYA BEST REGGAE/DANCE HALL 1

2FACE BEST R&B /POP ALBUM (GRASS2GRACE) 1

RUGGEDY BABA BEST RAP ALBUM 1
JIMMY JATT, 2FACE,
ELAJOE,MODE 9
(STYLEE) BEST COLLABO 1

M.I BEST RAP SINGLE 1

9ICE VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)
HIPHOPWORLD REVELATION 2

WANDE COAL NEXT RATED 1

SAMINI AFRICAN ARTISTE OF THE YEAR 1

MODE 9 LYRICIST ON THE ROLL


Posted: (12 years ago) on 18-03-2008 05:16 PM | Gistmaniac
my boys, faze and psquare, were not even presented with any awards despite their several nominations....and who is Asa that went away with 3awards....damn!!!! The organizers of Hiphopworldawards should take a dive into the deep blue sea...I'm so pissed off.....

....Keep flying high, faze and psquare....the sky is just your beginning...one love
Posted: (12 years ago) on 19-03-2008 06:05 AM | Newbie
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Quote from: myragonza on 19-03-2008 11:22 AM
yeah....i have not heard Asa songs though.....

search for mountains on Naijapals music - she does some classical soul tunes - shes good.

Posted: (12 years ago) on 20-03-2008 02:05 AM | Gistmaniac
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Quote from: ennycares4real on 19-03-2008 06:05 AM
my boys, faze and psquare, were not even presented with any awards despite their several nominations....and who is Asa that went away with 3awards....damn!!!! The organizers of Hiphopworldawards should take a dive into the deep blue sea...I'm so pissed off.....

sea...I'm so pissed off.....

....Keep flying high, faze and psquare....the sky is just your beginning...one love


r u kidding me,p square and faze realli deserve an award cause of their hype last year and this year,i have same sentiments with that asa as well wats the big deal with her song im sorry but i think we nigeriand can be gullible at times,theres fire on the mountain and she added some acoustics and nice video but not great(tracy chapman copy and paste big deal)and everybody s shouting asa asa up and down,the guitar man or whaeva he is called lost to wande coal common...
Posted: (12 years ago) on 20-03-2008 03:05 AM | Upcoming
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Abby Abby (f)
Cobhams wickedddd, well deserved.... pls don't hate, Asa is talent... dunno know bout Tracy Chapmans copy  Roll Eyes , shes unique, fresh , hot, she makes complete sense, I'm a fan 105%...luv her
Posted: (12 years ago) on 20-03-2008 09:18 AM | Upcoming
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Quote from: Abby on 20-03-2008 09:18 AM
Cobhams wickedddd, well deserved.... pls don't hate, Asa is talent... dunno know bout Tracy Chapmans copy  Roll Eyes , shes unique, fresh , hot, she makes complete sense, I'm a fan 105%...luv her

im not hating on her,in actual fact i think her song s nice but its been over hyped,check out tracy chapman and asa and u ll discover its like a copy and paste the press in naij have put it to her a couple of times if she s doing the tracy chapman thing but like any artise will answer she said its her thing she makes complete sense,she s hot but she s not unique or fresh common..i like her cause i like tracy chapman too check out tracy chapmans songs and then compare
Posted: (12 years ago) on 20-03-2008 09:48 AM | Upcoming
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...so they both play the acoustic guitar, wear their hair same way...errrr to me thats about it, theres no comparing of voice, plus Asa has an African thing bout her voice n their tunes are not the same. yes they are both wonderful women, luv Ms Chapmen, but they are different. plus who cares, how many 50 cents do we have out there  Undecided .
Posted: (12 years ago) on 20-03-2008 11:02 AM | Upcoming
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what im tryna say is that now even we r living abroad and we r proud of listening to guys rapping inour native languages,nigerian artise are breaking new grounds and the world is ready to listen to them i believe its an opportunity to showcase what we have and we only get it once so its got to be gotten right if asa was in front of 1 million american audience dyu realli think they r seeing an african indigenous artise or a tracy chapman look alike?i like her as well but im saying she needs to carve out her individul,unique african style because its obvious she is talented instead of going the easy route of the acoustics,piano and tha go check out youssour n dour and his music the americans dont understand a word yet he is wildly accepted and is a multi millionaire in dollars,salif keita,black mambazo of south africa almost all the nigerian artises are talented but go the easy way of the bling bling and tryna be a 50 cent rap if u need to rap but be more african about it cause u cant do hip hop better than the originators america..the onli thing they respect about us is our africaness and not the whole yo yo,i dont see p square even gettn an mtv award even tho they r brilliant cause of this and a lot of them
Posted: (12 years ago) on 20-03-2008 08:24 PM | Upcoming
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To be honest with y'all the issue of someone getting an award is a real big issue.  The issue of 2face getting an award on MTV is because of what the most popular African track he released portraits, common his talking about African Queen.  That's one of the reason y d song really travelled far around da world. Likewise the publicity made by Kennis music as well.  Basically African music is really growing big and am really happy for them all, but to be honest we gat a lot of talented musician out there.  Men, P Square how i wish i gat loads of dollars i will just sign them up straight away those guys r flipping good.  Asa is alright on her, i understand the issue of her imitating Tracy Chapman cause the video is quite similar i only saw it once.  After all is still better than the video of African Queen being shot in a studio.  The video doesn't emulate the song itself.  Check out the P square videos, faze as well, they always translate what they are singing about.  African music is all about who Ur manager is if you gat a real good manager then sky is Ur limit.  e.g. D Banj what is he singing about just trash and see where he is all because of Young Jazzy or what is he called sorry don't really know much about Nigerians musicians name so all depends on publicity and the good job of managers.  A lot of encouragement for all of them they should just try and keep the African culture real rather than emulating other peoples culture.
Posted: (12 years ago) on 21-03-2008 03:44 AM | Newbie
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Quote from: loverboyqeu on 21-03-2008 03:44 AM
To be honest with y'all the issue of someone getting an award is a real big issue.  The issue of 2face getting an award on MTV is because of what the most popular African track he released portraits, common his talking about African Queen.  That's one of the reason y d song really travelled far around da world. Likewise the publicity made by Kennis music as well.  Basically African music is really growing big and am really happy for them all, but to be honest we gat a lot of talented musician out there.  Men, P Square how i wish i gat loads of dollars i will just sign them up straight away those guys r flipping good.  Asa is alright on her, i understand the issue of her imitating Tracy Chapman cause the video is quite similar i only saw it once.  After all is still better than the video of African Queen being shot in a studio.  The video doesn't emulate the song itself.  Check out the P square videos, faze as well, they always translate what they are singing about.  African music is all about who Ur manager is if you gat a real good manager then sky is Ur limit.  e.g. D Banj what is he singing about just trash and see where he is all because of Young Jazzy or what is he called sorry don't really know much about Nigerians musicians name so all depends on publicity and the good job of managers.  A lot of encouragement for all of them they should just try and keep the African culture real rather than emulating other peoples culture.


u said it right thurr... Smiley
Posted: (12 years ago) on 21-03-2008 03:51 AM | Upcoming
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Dguy Dguy (m)
well music is a business thats about hits - just like football is about goals - the scorer gets to be the star..

Posted: (12 years ago) on 21-03-2008 08:46 AM | Gistmaniac
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fair enuff in the short run so to say but on the long run where ll nigeria be when d likes of mali and other african countries start gettn grammys..
Posted: (12 years ago) on 21-03-2008 09:48 AM | Upcoming
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brb
Posted: (12 years ago) on 21-03-2008 10:37 AM | Addicted Hero
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Quote from: myragonza on 21-03-2008 02:27 PM
Quote from: lucabracci on 21-03-2008 09:48 AM
fair enuff in the short run so to say but on the long run where ll nigeria be when d likes of mali and other african countries start gettn grammys..


like the MOBO...?

naw i meant grammys,naijas r dominating the mobos and have more or less taken it over now lol you dont think the naij artise could get a grammy?
Posted: (12 years ago) on 21-03-2008 09:09 PM | Upcoming
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yh man, olu maintain is d best!!! Wink
Posted: (12 years ago) on 22-03-2008 11:29 PM | Newbie
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Quote from: ladyc19 on 22-03-2008 11:29 PM
yh man, olu maintain is d best!!! Wink

lets wait for the next album first Smiley
Posted: (12 years ago) on 22-03-2008 11:59 PM | Upcoming
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yea they do,but shame they dont have that much of talent but i realli dig what they v done with indegenous  lyrics and the use of proper african music influence..u just need to see how crazy hausa,ibo,yoruba are for 9ice when he performs just for the lyrics even tho many ppl ll ask u what gongo aso means 
Posted: (12 years ago) on 24-03-2008 09:18 PM | Upcoming
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Quote from: myragonza on 25-03-2008 12:00 PM
oh yeah....so what is "Gongo Aso"..... Huh?

loosely means something great will happen..its a motivational song ...he s sorta telling ppl who r down with their luck not to give up because smthn great will happen in their life that ll make ppl sit up and notice and then they ll be popping the bubbli,passing the courvoiseur and what not  Smiley
Posted: (12 years ago) on 25-03-2008 07:52 PM | Upcoming
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damn i thought it meant something else..sorry oo. Grin
Posted: (12 years ago) on 26-03-2008 09:39 AM | Addicted Hero
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Quote from: nigerianvixen26 on 26-03-2008 09:39 AM
damn i thought it meant something else..sorry oo. Grin

wot d u think it meant.... Cool
Posted: (12 years ago) on 26-03-2008 09:24 PM | Upcoming
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