HHWA EMBARKS ON MEDIA TOUR
It is just about two weeks to the most prestigious music awards in Nigeria, and there is no doubt that all is now set for the fifth edition of the Hiphopworld awards
Year in year out, since inception, it has always been different stories, testimonies and demonstration. Known for daring to achieve the seemly impossible, Hiphopworld has over the years experimented with concepts that have eventually helped in highlighting the power of possibilities.
This year, the organizers of the awards embarked on a media tour from May 3, 2010 with select nominees. “It is just our way of saying thank you to the media for their support since inception, without them, the journey thus far could not have been easy. We know the impact of the media on this project, and we are extremely grateful to them for their immense support” Executive Producer Ayo Animashaun told news men last week.
The media tour kicked off with the visit of the Next Rated nominees to Next Newspapers, Oregun on May 3, 2010. The following days saw nominees of Revelation of the year, song of the year, Collaboration of the year, Rap single, Female vocal talent, male vocal talent and pop single/ RNB single visit Punch, This Day, Vanguard, Star FM, Beat FM, Radio Continental and Prime time Entertainment respectively.
Representing Next Rated category was Mocheddah, Skuki, General Pype, Jesse Jagz and the Prince. Omawumi, Ill Bliss and Djinee visited Punch on behalf of the “Revelation of the year” category.
Others include Waje, Ibiyemi, Eva, GT, Terry tha rapman, MI, Knighthouse, Femi, Kefee, Art Quake, GT the Guitar man, Timi Dakolo and Banky W.
The organizers are expected to continue with a radio storm they have tagged “Battle Royale” on Beat FM. The will start from Battle Royale will start from May 14, 2010 to the week of the event.
“It is just a feel good thing, where nominees come to battle, solicit for votes as well as mingle” Animashaun offers.
This year's awards is scheduled to hold on May 29, 2010 at the Eko Exhibition hall from 6pm. Tagged Power, Prestige and Pride, nominees, artistes, invitees and special guest will be treated to a yellow carpet reception from 6pm after which the event will kick off.