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ASA, 9ICE OTHERS SHINE AT HIP HOP AWARDS 2008

By Niyi Tabiti
9ice signing autographs for fans last night
9ice signing autographs for fans last night

The much anticipated Hip Hop World Award took place in Lagos, Nigeria,yesterday and did not end until the early hours of today (16 March 2008)

Shortly after the ceremony there was an after party at Planet One Club located right inside the same compound where the award took place.

Asa's album carted home awards in three different categories, thereby making it the highest at this year's edition.9ice, Nigerian's newest sensation did not disappoint as he won two awards. Unlike Asa who was absent at the awards due to other engagements,9ice was at the ceremony to pick up the awards.Expectedly,he was accompanied to the ceremony by Toni Payne, the queen of his heart.
9ice performance at the award ceremony was also voted as the best at the award ceremony.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE AWARD WINNERS

ALBUM OF THE YEAR-ASA
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR-D'BANJ
SONG OF THE YEAR-YAHOOZEE BY OLU MAINTAIN
RECORDING OF THE YEAR-'BIBANKE'BY ASA
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR-COBHAMS ASUQUO FOR 'BIBANKE' BY ASA
BEST MUSIC VIDEO-'STYLEE' VIDEO DONE BY DJ TEE
BEST RAGGAE DANCE HALL-TRUE STORY BY TIMAYA
BEST RN B POP ALBUM-GRACE 2 GRACE BY 2FACE IDIBIA
BEST RAP ALBUM-RUGGEDY BABA BY RUGGED MAN
BEST COLLABO-'STYLEE' FEATURING JIMMY JATT, 2FACE, MODE 9 AND ELA JOE.
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)-9ICE FOR HIS PART IN RUGGEDY BABA
BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)-ASA 'BIBANKE'
NEXT RATED WAS WON BY WANDE COAL (HE GOT A PRIZE OF A BRAND NEW CAR FOR HIS SONG 'OLOLUFE'
LYRICIST ON THE ROLL-MODE 9
REVELATION OF THE YEAR- 9ICE