Local hip hop sensation Nasty C has nabbed a BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 nomination.
BET has announced the nominees for the 15th annual Hip Hop Awards, honouring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories.
This year’s nominees for the Best International Flow category is South African rapper Nasty C alongside Kenyan hip hop artist Khaligraph Jones.
The two African artists are set to compete with rappers Meryl and Kaaris both from France, British rapper Stormzy, UK’s rising starlet, MS Banks and Brazil’s popular musician and rapper, DJONGA. Rising superstar, and winner of the 2019 Hip Hop Awards Best New Hip Hop Artist, DaBaby, leads this year’s nominations with an impressive 12 nods.
Following his win for Best Male Hip Hop Artist at the BET Awards, DaBaby’s 12 nods include Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, Hip Hop Artist of the Year, Impact Track – “Rockstar” and two nominations in the Song of the Year, Best Hip Hop Video, and best Collab’ categories.
DaBaby makes history, with two entries in the Hip Hop Album of the Year category with “Blame It On Baby,” and “Kirk” both receiving nominations.
Roddy Ricch, another 2019 Best New Hip Hop Artist nominee, takes second place with an impressive 11 nods.