7 SA Hip Hop Music Videos Nominated For ‘Music Video Of The Year’ At The SAMAs. The SAMAs are always an exciting time in the music industry and this time around is no different. With a number of awards up for grabs ranging from Female Artist Of The Year to Best Engineered Album Of The Year, everyone’s eyes are open to see who will bag which award.
For the 27th annual SAMAs, 6 SA Hip Hop music videos are nominated for Music Video Of The Year with one artist appearing twice on the list. Here is a look at which 7 videos are nominated.
Nasty C – Eazy
Nasty C‘s Eazy was one of the first singles from his Zulu Man With Some Power album release. The intriguing music video was directed by The Swank Group, lead by Allison Swank. The rapper is nominated twice in the category.
Rouge Featuring AKA – One By One
Rouge’s hit single One By One was a video that had everyone on the edge of the seats. The music video featuring AKA had an old school techno feel and was a stand out music video from 2020. The single did exceptionally well on South African radio.
Shane Eagle Featuring Nasty C – PARIS
Shane Eagle’s single Paris off his 2019 album Dark Moon Flower was one of the most loved singles from the album. The music video featuring award winning Nasty C was shot in Cape Town and inspired by anime.
Kwesta – Njandini
Kwesta teamed up with Makwa for this one. The video was shot in Soweto and featured an appearance from the legendary Zola 7. Directed by Studio Space Pictures, the video was only just a single.
Malome Vector Featuring Blaq Diamond – Dumelang
Dumelang was Malome Vector’s debut single in the SA Hip Hop industry. The rapper now signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment teamed up with platinum selling Blaq Diamond for this single. The video sees the Lesotho native rapper pay homage to where he comes from with traditional Sesotho attire.
Nasty C – There They Go
Shot in Nasty C’s hometown Durban, There They Go was the first single Nasty C dropped after he secured a record deal with Def Jam Records. The single was the first official single from Zulu Man With Some Power.
Miss Pru Featuring Blaq Diamond And Malome Vector – Price To Pay
Ambitiouz Entertainment’s finest talent teamed up for this music video. The single was all over the South African radio stations and had lots of Hip Hop fans singing along to the track.