The 9th Annual Athens Hip Hop Awards were held last night at the 40 Watt Club. Traditionally held in the spring, the awards were moved to the summer to celebrate Juneteenth and emphasize its importance. A celebration of hip-hop culture and black excellence in Athens featured dancers, singers, rappers and more.
Check out this year’s winners below.
best male hip hop artist: Handsome De Niro
best female hip hop artist: Mizu pretty pink
Album/Mixtape of the Year: thank you aunty – Cathy Chantel
Best Hip Hop Collaboration Award: “Sick & Tired” – Cathy Chantel & Ant da Ripper
Gospel/Inspiration Artist of the Year: Quadrabanks
Best R&B Artist: CJ Richardson
Club DJ of the Year: DJ Jizzle
best recording studio: GA Pro Entertainment
Music Producer of the Year: Shaquille Town
Music Video Videographer of the Year: Brandon Bryant
Music video of the year: “My Heartbeat” – Moola Meech
black owned business (movers and shakers): Twin Angels – Sheila Hill & Sharon Barnett
Event Promoter/Producer of the Year: Tiffney Clark
Best club venues for hip hop shows: International Bar & Grill
barbershop of the year: Big Mike’s
Barber of the Year: big mic
Beauty Salon of the Year: Heavenly Designs By Ebony
Hairstylist of the Year: Ebony Ferrell
Makeup Artist of the Year: Diondra Nyala
Black-Owned Restaurant/Food Service of the Year: Netra Ease of Butter Bites Catering
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