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2020 AFRIMMA Nomination List: Master KG Bags 5 Nods

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The 7th edition of the Annual African Muzik Magazine Awards and Music Festival (AFRIMMA) is now set to hold virtually on the 7th of November, 2020 and nominated acts have now been announced.

Despite the challenges and threats of the dreaded coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic especially to the entertainment industry, players and playmakers have remained essential workers bringing joy and succour to fans even through difficult times.

This is why AFRIMMA which is the biggest music in Diaspora sponsored by Majority is now set to reward the efforts of the talented men and women who have continued to fly the cultural flags of the continent through their craft and artistry.

Leading the nomination pack without any iota of surprise is South African heavyweight, Master KG who has become a global phenomenon following the success of his beastly hit record, “Jerusalema.”

Alongside a feature of songbird Nomcebo Zikode, the song has now managed a record of 100 million YouTube views and counting.

Master KG scored 5 nominations in the categories of Best Male Southern, Video of the year,
Song of the year, Best Collaboration, and Artist of the year.

The uber-gifted act took to social media platform, Twitter to share the good news with his fans as well as urge them to vote.

Wishing Master KG the best of luck as well as all the nominated artists. Peep the full list of nominees.

BEST MALE WEST AFRICA
Adekunle Gold – Nigeria
Sidiki Diabate – Mali
Davido– Nigeria
Kidi – Ghana
Burna Boy – Nigeria
Kuami Eugene – Ghana
Rema – Nigeria
Ariel Sheney –
Wally Seck– Senegal
Fireboy- Nigeria

BEST FEMALE WEST AFRICA
Josey –
Tiwa Savage – Nigeria
Zeynab – Benin
Yemi Alade – Nigeria
Yasmine- Guinea Bissau
Dior Mbaye – Senegal
Adina – Ghana
Teni – Nigeria
Aya Nakamura – Mali
Simi – Nigeria

BEST MALE EAST AFRICA
Eddy Kenzo – Uganda
Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
Harmonize – Tanzania
The Ben – Rwanda
Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
Gildo Kassa – Ethiopia
Mbosso – Tanzania
Rayvanny- Tanzania
Ali Kiba- Tanzania
Otile Brown – Kenya

BEST FEMALE EAST AFRICA
Nadia Mukami – Kenya
Vimka – Uganda
Zuchu – Tanzania
Maua Sama – Tanzania
Rosa Ree- Tanzania
Akothee- Kenya
Nandy – Tanzania
Sheebah Karungi – Uganda
Fena Gitu (FenaMenal) – Kenya
Tanasha Donna – Kenya

BEST MALE CENTRAL AFRICA
Gaz Mawete – Congo
Matias Damiaso – Angola
Ninho – Congo
Anselmo Ralph – Angola
Innos’ B – Congo
TayC – Cameroon
Fally Ipupa – Congo
Dadju – Congo
C4 Pedro – Angola
BM – Congo

BEST FEMALE CENTRAL AFRICA
Reniss – Cameroon
Shan’L -Gabon
Daphne – Cameroon
Mayra Andrade – Cape Verde
Eva RapDiva- Angola
Liloca- Mozambique
Soraia Ramos- Cape Verde
Charlotte Dipanda – Cameroun
Edmazia – Angola
Blanche Bailly – Cameroun

BEST MALE SOUTHERN AFRICA
Black Coffee- South Africa
Slap Dee – Zambia
Cassper Nyovest- South Africa
Master KG- South Africa
– Zimbabwe
Vee Mampeezy – Botswana
Shyn – Madagascar
Tshego- South Africa
Tha Dogg – Namibia
Yanga Chief – South Africa

BEST FEMALE SOUTHERN AFRICA
Shasha – Zimbabwe
Sho Madjozi – South Africa
Ammara Brown – Zimbabwe
Busiswa – South Africa
Shashl – Zimbabwe
Ami Faku – South Africa
Sally BossMadam – Namibia
Azana – South Africa
Gemma Griffiths – Zimbabwe
– South Africa

BEST AFRICAN GROUP
Sauti Sol – Kenya
Toofan – Togo
Navy Kenzo – Tanzania
Forca Suprema – Angola
Mi Casa- South Africa
4KEUS- Congo
Kiff No Beats –
Moobers – Angola
Magic System- Cote d’ivoire
Umu Obiligbo- Nigeria

CROSSING BOUNDARIES WITH MUSIC
Burna Boy–Nigeria
Aya Nakamura -Mali/France
Dave- Nigeria/UK
J Hus – Gambia
Davido–Nigeria
Mr Eazi – Nigeria
French Montana- Morocco
Headie One – Ghana/UK
S. Pri Noir – Guinea Bissau/France
NSG – Nigeria/Ghana/UK

BEST NEWCOMER
Kofi Mole- Ghana
Fanicko- Benin
Omah Lay – Nigeria
Shasha–Zimbabwe
Mc One – Cote d’ivoire
Edgar Domingos – Angola
J Derobie – Ghana
Ami Faku – South Africa
Zuchu – Tanzania
Oxlade – Nigeria

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Burna Boy – Nigeria
Fally Ipupa – Congo
Davido – Nigeria
Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania
Sho Madjozi – South Africa
Wizkid -Nigeria
Aya Nakamura -Mali/France
Tiwa Savage – Nigeria
Toofan – Togo
Master KG– South Africa

BEST GOSPEL
Mercy Chinwo – Nigeria
Joe Mettle – Ghana
Miguel Buila – Angola
Sinach – Nigeria
Icha Kavons – Congo
Winnie Mashaba – South Africa
Diana Hamilton – Ghana
DJ Kerozen – Ivory Coast
Benjamin Dube – South Africa
Tim Godfrey – Nigeria

BEST ACT
– Nigeria
Sauti Sol – Kenya
Stonebwoy – Ghana
Sidiki Diabate – Mali
Yemi Alade – Nigeria
Burna Boy – Nigeria
Diamond Platnumz- Tanzania
Fally Ipupa– Congo
C4 Pedro – Angola
Efya – Ghana

BEST FEMALE RAP ACT
Eno Barony – Ghana
Nadia Nakai – South Africa
Moonaya – Senegal
Rosa Ree – Tanzania
Bombshell Grenade – Zambia
Muthoni Drummer Queen – Kenya
Askia – Cameroon
Candy Bleakz – Nigeria
Keko – Uganda
Rouge – South Africa

BEST MALE RAP ACT
Falz – Nigeria
Sarkodie – Ghana
Moobers – Angola
Nasty C – South Africa
Tenor – Cameroon
Khaligraph Jones – Kenya
Manifest – Ghana
Medikal – Ghana
Yanga Chief – South Africa
Kiff No Beat- Cote divoire

BEST COLLABORATION
Master KG x Burna Boy – Jerusalema
Kabza ft Wizkid, Burna Boy – Sponono
Ladipoe ft Simi – Know You
Khaligraph Jones ft Bien – Yes Bana
Beyonce ft Shatta Wale – King Already
Dj Neptune ft Mr Eazi &Joeboy – Nobody
Tanasha Donna ft Mbosso – La Vie
Mz Vee ft Yemi Alade
Sauti Sol ft Soweto Gospel Group – Brighter Days
Innos B ft Diamond Platnumz – Yope

SONG OF THE YEAR
Sauti Sol – Suzanna
Rema – Woman
Master KG – Jerusalema
Ali Kiba – Dodo
Burnaboy – Anybody
Young John ft Naira Marley – Mafo
Medikal – Omo Ada
Kabza De Small x DjMaphorisa – Koko
Sarkodie ft Prince Bright– Oofeetsu
Diamond Platnumz – Jeje

BEST VIDEO DIRECTOR
Justin Campos – South Africa
Dr Nkeng Stephens -Cameroon
Enos Olik – Kenya
TG Omori – Nigeria
David Duncan- Ghana
Sasha Vybz – Uganda
Director Kenny – Tanzania
Clarence Peters – Nigeria
Gyo Gyimah- Ghana
Patrick Elis – Nigeria

BEST DJ AFRICA
– Nigeria
DJ Black Coffee – South Africa
DJ Dollar – Senegal
DJ Lutonda – Angola
DJ Andy Josty – Ghana
DJ Neptune – Nigeria
DJ Cuppy– Nigeria
DJ ECool – Nigeria
DJ Malvado – Angola
DJ Moh Spice – Kenya

BEST AFRICAN DJ USA
DJ DeeMoney – Nigeria
DJ Fully Focus – Kenya
DJ Poison Ivy – Kenya
DJ Shinski – Kenya
DJ Moh – Ivory Coast
DJ Tunez – Nigeria
DJ Akua – Ghana
DJ K Meta – Ethiopia
DJ Mekzy – Nigeria
DJ Buka – Nigeria

AFRIMMA VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Simi – Duduke
Sauti Sol – Suzanna
Santrinos Raphael ft Zeynab – WAA
Gaz Mawete ft Fally Ipupa – C’est Rate
Master KG – Jerusalema
Burnaboy – Wonderful
Mz Vee ft Yemi Alade – Come and See My Mother
Vivian Chidid – Do Dara
Diamond Platnumz – Jeje
Timaya – Born to win

MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Kabza De Small – South Africa
Kimamba – Tanzania
Ozedikus– Nigeria
S2kizzy- Tanzania
Salatiel- Cameroun
Leriq – Nigeria
Sidike Diabate- Mali
Bebi Philip – Ivory Coast
Kuame Eugene – Ghana
DjMaphoriza – South Africa

BEST AFRICAN DANCER
Poco Lee – Nigeria
Sherrie Silver – Rwanda
La Petite Zota – Ivory Coast
PapiOjo – Nigeria
Masaka Kids Africana
Sayrah Chips (Nigeria)
Bajuni – Tanzania
Rabbit Crew 255- Tanzania
Neru Americano &Scro cuia – Angola
Kora Obidi – Nigeria

BEST LUSOPHONE
Matias Damasio – Angola
Nelson Freitas – Cape Verde
Anselmo Ralph – Angola
Mayra Andrade – Cape Verde
Calema – Sao Tome
C4Pedro – Angola
Prodigio – Angola
Mark Exodus –Mozambique
Paulo Flores – Angola
Soraia Ramos – Cape Verde

BEST FRANCOPHONE
Fally Ipupa – Congo
Dadju – Congo
Toofan – Togo
Josey – Ivory Coast
Wally B. Seck- Senegal
Afro B – Ivory Coast
Innos B – Congo
Aya Nakamura- Mali
Tenor – Cameroon
Gaz Mawete – RDC

RADIO/TV PERSONNEL OF THE YEAR
Ebuka – Nigeria
Yaw – Nigeria
Jamal Gaddafi – Kenya
Jessica Opare Saforo – Ghana
Konnie Toure – Ivory Coast
Afonso Quintas – Angola
Willy Tuva – Kenya
James Onen – Uganda
DJ Fresh – South Africa
Do2dtun – Nigeria

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Busta 929 Unveils The ‘Undisputed Vol. 2’ Album Tracklist

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In just a minute, Busta 929 would be all about the buzz from “The Undisputed Vol. 2” , but in the meantime, he teases with the and cover artwork.

After spending quite some time learning from the best, Busta decided to get on the journey all by himself, and this led to him manifesting heavily this year.

He made the right choice finally emerging as his own boss and with that he began the rage this year with the Undisputed movement, which has birthed the first edition in form of an .

Things have been launched into another level as he has embarked on another quest to win the status with an upcoming project set to 10 tracks on a platter with the addition of vocals from , Zuma and others.

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  1. Busta 929 – Yuri Boyka (Ft. Mgiftoz SA & Mpura)
  2. Busta 929 – Siyabulela (Ft. Mgiftoz SA)
  3. Busta 929 – Tobetsa (Main Mix)
  4. Busta 929 – Kokota (Ft. Madam_MC)
  5. Busta 929 – Mswipheni (Ft. )
  6. Busta 929 – Mmapula (Ft. Mzu M)
  7. Busta 929 – Thixo Somandla (Main mix)
  8. Busta 929 – Gqoz Gqoz (Ft. Mafidzodzo)
  9. Busta 929 – Heartbreakers (Deeper Mix)
  10. Busta 929 – Beke Le Beke (Ft. Zuma)

The project would be down for the expected groove and grind by the 30th of July, 2021. Fingers remain crossed on that one.

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Ntokzin Releases ‘Black Duke’ Album Tracklist

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Ntokzin is well on his way to being crowned a of his craft, and in that same energy he has teased with the of the upcoming “Black Duke Album.”

This might as well take over the buzz that has been received so far in the anticipation of the “Busiswe” album that the hitmaker announced its postponement as a result of a few challenges to make it right.

It has taken him a lot of grit to stay active on the decks, and last year he was helped massively by , with whom he launched the “Ace Of Spades” Movement.

Back to the present, he is coming in on this project with 21 scorching jams, featuring the likes of Sir Trill, Mdu, and others actively playing in the Yanos field.

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  1. Ntokzin – Dlala Ntokzin (feat. Sir Trill)
  2. Ntokzin – Pillow Talk (feat. )
  3. Ntokzin – Ngisize Mdali (feat. , The Majestiez & Moscow)
  4. Ntokzin – One Day (feat. 2KZA, Moscow, ShotGunFlava)
  5. Ntokzin – Umfazi Wami (feat. X-Mile)
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  8. Ntokzin – Steven Seagal (feat. Sir Trill)
  9. Ntokzin – Poppy (feat. ShotGunFlava, El Kaydee, Shavula N & The Majestiez)
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  16. Ntokzin – Iypoko (feat. Mr Miagi)
  17. Ntokzin – Better Days (feat. Sir Trill)
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According to the mastermind, fans are expected to receive this pack of goodness by the 30th of July, 2021.

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Cassper Nyovest’s ‘Siyathandana’ Video Records 2 Million Views In First Week

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is currently all about celebrating his wins this time around, as he records 2 million views on the “Siyathandana” video.

This is coming in right on time, as he also gets set to launch his sneaker line, done in collaboration with his label, family tree.

The original entry was made perfect through the input of the super talented music producer, Abidoza and the sensational vocalist known as .

Just a week ago, he was also in high spirits with the release of the “Sweet And Short 2.0 Album” a follow up from the last one with the same title.

His alignment with the universe cannot be contested as the results have been evidently portrayed in diverse forms this season, despite his on and off appearances.

He is currently hoping for more wins from this record, but now, he is celebrating them as they come, retaining his title as one of the legends of SA mainstream music.

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Zahara Teases Upcoming ‘Nqaba Yam’ Album With Tracklist

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Zahara is about to break new bounds with the upcoming release of her debut project for this year, which will be titled “Nqaba Yam.”

Zahara Bulelwa Mkutukanahad is that silent force that is bound to take over with making big moves as a result of the strength of her talent. has got several as confirmation of how good is.

The East London born sensational singer and performer, has labelled her act as one of the premium acts of the industry, causing a stir with the emotional weight of all her tracks.

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cannot simply hide her excitement as the news has been made public of her recent win, with the track hitting over 2.5 Million streams around the world.

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This is definitely a start for her this season, not to mention her recent involvement in entries like “Nguwe” alongside Keys, Sir Trill and .

Congratulations to the superstar disc jockey, who is making Mzansi proud on all fronts with groundbreaking victories.

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