All Set for Zimbabwe’s Pogues Zim Hip-Hop 2020 Awards
5 October 2020
[Photo Credit: Aldrian-Beefy-Harrison -2018 Zimtainment]
By Kinyua Mwangi
The much-awaited Pogues Zim Hip-Hop Awards is set to take place on December 12, 2020.
Submissions for the Pogues Zim Hip-Hop Awards which are now open online via the Zim Hip Hop online portal or physically in Bulawayo.
Entries are expected to close on October 30, with adjudication scheduled to start on November 4.
According to the organizers, all nominees will be announced on November 12. To become eligible for a nomination, one must have released a hip hop song between November 1 2019 and October 30, 2020.
“To be nominated an artiste must have released material from November 1 2019 to October 30 2020. This year we have made submissions easy for artistes as they can simply go on our website and fill in a digital submission form,” Zim Hip-Hop Awards director Aldrian Harrison announced.
“Basically, an artiste just needs proof of release and the actual material being in the form or physical copies,” he added.
The Pogues Zim Hip-Hop Awards will have the following categories: Best Male, Best Female, Best Collaboration, Best Hip-Hop Group, Best Producer, Best New Comer, Best Brand Supporting Local Hip-Hop, Best Album, Best Promoter, Best Diaspora, Best Radio DJ, Best Club DJ, Best Gospel, Best Dance act, Best underground, Best alternative, Best Online media, Best Journalist, Song of the year, Video of The Year & video director of the year, Best hip-hop hustle, Best hip hop verse (sweet 16 award), Hip hop personality of the year, People’s choice and the newly added Artiste of the Decade.