By Our Reporter
KAMPALA: It was a display of the glitz and glam at Uganda’s biggest hip-hop night at the 2022 MTN UG Hip-Hop awards as MTN unveiled this edition’s winners.
Bernard Ayesiga aka Crazie Wispa over the weekend won the MTN Uganda’s hip-hop ward 2022 for the Western Uganda.
Wispa who hails from Kyedikyo village in Mirya sub county Masindi district in Bunyoro sub region told ugreports Monday afternoon that it was through his fans that he managed to grab the award on behalf of Bunyoro.
‘’Due to the support of my fans, though few people listen to Hip-Hop music, I was able to grab the award for the people of Bunyoro, and I’m proud of their support and the award grabbed, I pledge to continue doing my best,’’ he said.
Wispa has so far grabbed two national awards, one for 256 Uganda Hip-Hop Awards, while two for MTN Uganda Hip-Hop Awards. ‘’I have been able to win the awards because of hard work, persistence and support from my fans,’’ he disclosed.
The UG Hip-Hop awards were created to recognize and celebrate the talent and hard work of artists in Uganda’s hip-hop industry. This year’s awards winners are:
Album of the year – Kraccbone – Ego
Male artist of the year – Navio – 30 seconds to Hollywood
Female artist of the year – STONE AGE UG – KIMALA NEKIGWA
Rookie of the year – Zedmonk Ssabatontomi – Work si myaka
Inspirational song of the year – AJ Stylz ft. Spyda MC – Nkowola
Song of the year – The Mith ft. Herbert Ssesamba – I GIVE HER LOVE
The collaboration of the Year – Lagum the Rapper ft. Bangi – Catching Flights
Rap Fusion of the Year – Keinoh – Dior
Video of the year – Keinoh – Drip
Best Producer – 207
African Artist of the year – Khaligraph Jones
Eastern Uganda artist of the year – AJ Stylz – Put in the work
Northern Uganda artist of the year – Judas Rapknowledge da Akbar – Heart of Hannibal Barca
Western Uganda artist of the year – Crazie Wispa – Mwebale /Thank you
Central Uganda artist of the year – Felista di superstar
Lyricist of the year – Lyrical G – Sikyasaaga (The L-Matic)
Hip Hop Deejay of the Year – DJ Victor 256
Mixtape of the year personality of the year – Kavali King – 16 track tape
Sweet Sixteen – 207 – Abajega
Media personality – Calvin the Entertainer
Lifetime Achievement Award – Steve Jean
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