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Call for entries: 2020 Zim Hip Hop Awards

2020 Zim Hip Hop AwardsThe organisers of the Zimbabwe Hip Hop Awards (ZHHAs) are calling on local artists to submit entries for the 10th edition of the event, which will take place on 12 December.

The ZHHAs said the awards would be held either virtually or conventionally depending on the COVID-19 regulations at the time.

Interested artists can submit their entries here(link is external) or physically at the following addresses:

307 Hungwe House
69 Jason Moyo Avenue
Cube 10 Kamwe Mall


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Corner of 19th Avenue and George Silundika Street

The submission deadline is 30 October. The adjudication process will take place from 4 to 10 November and the nominees will be announced on 12 November.

“As the leading authority of Zimbabwe hip hop culture and Africa’s first and most prestigious hip hop awards, our mission is to use elements of popular youth culture and media to inspire, motivate and empower the music of young people by acknowledging and celebrating local artists in their respective genres,” the ZHHAs.

The organisers said the event would pay tribute to musical excellence and creativity, providing a high-profile and multifaceted celebration of Zimbabwean hip hop.

“Winners receive a plaque, a representation of the highest achievement in Zimbabwean hip hop. Having come this far, the ZHHAs will continue to celebrate its decade of hip hop industry achievements in glitz and glam despite the challenges of COVID-19.”

Below are all the categories:

  • Best Male
  • Best Female
  • Best Collaboration
  • Best Hip Hop Group
  • Best Producer
  • Best New Comer
  • Best Brand Supporting Local Hip Hop
  • Best Album
  • Best Promoter
  • Best Diaspora
  • Best Radio DJ
  • Best Club DJ
  • Best Gospel
  • Best Dance Act
  • Best Underground
  • Best Alternative
  • Best Online Media
  • Best Journalist
  • Song of the Year
  • Video of The Year & Video Director of the Year
  • Best Hip Hop Hustle
  • Best Hip Hop Verse (Sweet 16 Award)
  • Hip Hop Personality of the Year
  • People’s Choice
  • Artist of the Decade

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