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Holy Ten, Voltz JT, SaintFloew lead 2022 ZIM Hip Hop Awards Nominations

Hip-hop’s most prominent stars Holy Ten, Voltz JT and SaintFloew will battle it out to add a few more trophies for their shelves as they lead the 2022 ZIM Hip Hop Awards nomination list.

This year’s edition takes place on December 8 2022 at the 7 Arts Theatre in Avondale Harare with the Red carpet starting at 6 pm.

Holy Ten and Voltz JT both scored 7 nominations in the Best Male, Best Collaboration, Best Album, Song of the Year, Best Hustle, Personality of the Year, and People’s Choice category.

Saintfloew comes in second with 6 nods in Best Male, Best Hustle, Song of the Year,Best Alternative, People’s Choice and Best New Comer.

Ti Gonzi, R Peels and Hillzy come in with 5 nominations each whilst Leo Magozz and Kikky BadAss both have 4 nominations.

Probably the fiercest Zim Hip Hop Awards edition in recent years as almost all of the fan favourites and bangers are up for nomination.

The most coveted Best Male and Best Album categories are gonna send tounges waging as any one of the nominees can run away with it.

Leo Magozz who provided the country with an anthem is expected to bag the song of the year and Best Collaboration for his hit song Fire Emoji.

He will however face a tough battle in the Best Alternative as he faces stiff competition from Mzis’kay, Saint floew, Hilzy and Tanto Wavie.

Prevoius Best female winners Kikky and Phreshy have their dominace under threat from Masvingo-based rapper Shian, Young gemini, Noluntu j and Milz million.

Masofa Panze Art are expected to scoop both the Best Brand Supporting Local Hip-Hop and Best promoter as they have been visible with their work, taking the lead in post lockdown era

Tickets have been pegged as follows: Standard ticket 10USD,  VIP 30USD, early bird 20USD and are available at liquor supplies in Avondale.

See the Full List by Categories              

  1. Best Male
  • Saintfloew
  • Holy Ten
  • Voltz Jt
  • R peels
  • Ti gonzi
  • Suhn


  1. Best female
  • Phreshy
  • Young gemini
  • Kikky
  • Shian
  • Noluntu j
  • Milz million 
  1. Best Collaboration
  • Voltz Jt ft emtee -pfurai nekuno
  • Leo magozz fire emoji remix
  • Bagga Weragga ft Mycole biller -2pac shakur
  • Lamas ellz asaph terry tempo –va va voom
  • Boy nino ft Calvin- dankie mdali
  • Holy Ten ft Kimberly Richards-To scared


  1. Best Hip-Hop Group
  • Dialectrik blue
  • Domane
  • killemol
  • Icey ekxne and slyme fox
  • Mula nation


  1. Best Producer
  • Jon the producer
  • Progis the name
  • Jax on the beat
  • Zero music
  • Afrow zenda
  • Scip mula
  • Hoolan wolf


  1. Best New Comer
  • Bling 4
  • Bagga Weragga
  • Saint floew
  • Mycole biller
  • Brian jeck
  • Kay flow
  • Tha Bees


  1. Best Brand Supporting Local Hip-Hop
  • Grapevine
  • Masofa Panze art
  • Shoemaker IIWII Mens conference
  • Define ent
  • Domane
  • Letter Z music factory


  1. Best Album
  • Scrip -scripian 2
  • Jungle loco- gwala mnandi
  • Dingo duke- the tavern hotel
  • Suhn-suhn
  • Voltz JT- life of muvhimi
  • R peels- zviri ever beautiful 2
  • Holy Ten – energy


  1. Best Promoter
  • Preezo
  • Brintz- hip hop power sessions
  • Tich define
  • Masofa panze art
  • Domane
  • Oceane le renx


  1. Best Diaspora
  • Mlue jay
  • Chief chino
  • Kuda k
  • Dimitri and the scarecrow
  • Hillzy
  • Synik
  • briss mbada


  1. Best Radio DJ
  • Mox
  • Khekhe
  • Pd and lady k
  • Kritic igwe
  • Thorne laroque
  • Prometheus


  1. Best Club DJ and event dj
  • Ikonic krimz
  • Tk beats
  • Dj Ace frver
  • Smith on deck
  • Raydizz
  • Dj sibs appollo
  • Kead wikead
  1. Best Gospel Act
  • J soldier
  • Jason gwanzura
  • Top kris
  • Leon mwana wajoze
  • Joe chiz
  • Nta


  1. Best Dance ACT
  • Geek twins
  • Infinite crew
  • Break nation
  • Robotics
  • Extreme dreamers
  • B street crew


  1. Best underground
  • Malcom Mufunde
  • VI the law
  • Raykaz
  • Linc thaPrez
  • Dialekrtic blue
  • Stiiv


  1. Best alternative
  • Mzis’kay
  • Leo magozz
  • Dingo duke
  • Saint floew
  • Hilzy
  • Mugaratia
  • Tanto wavie


  1. Planet dodger best Online media
  • Zazise media
  • 263 post
  • Zimsphere
  • Yaad universe
  • Greedy south
  • Zimhiphopcircles
  • Juice mag


  1. Best Journalist.
  • Mukudzei Mlambo
  • Takudzwa Kadzura
  • Denzel Sambo
  • Elmond Chibaya
  • Ronald Magweta
  • Lennon Mudzengerere


  1. Visual arts
  • Billie
  • Sphinx Bow
  • Kreota
  • Caligraph
  • Post studio art collective


  1. Best live act
  • Dough major
  • Luminous
  • Dingo duke
  • Noluntu j
  • Ti gonzi
  • CTL


  1. Song of the year
  • Saint floew – Silas Mavende
  • Holy ten too scared ft Kimberly Richards
  • Boy nino ft calvin Dankie mdali
  • Leo maggoz ft bling 4 and brian jeck fire emoji
  • Voltz jt Shamwari yangu
  • Hillzy – Nharo


  1. Video Of The Year & video director of the year
  • Kikky Badass- Talk ft annita sorojin sorojena
  • Leo maggoz fire emoji remix
  • Tanto Wavie- kudzinga munyama
  • Hillzy -Nharo
  • Ti gonzi – Pachi Hip Hop
  • Briss mbada- Mutadzi


  1. Best hip hop hustle.
  • Luminous
  • Holy ten
  • Oscar utete -Kingsville clothing
  • Voltz JT
  • Saintfloew
  • Kikky Badass
  • R peels
  • Asaph


  1. Best hip hop verse (sweet 16 award)
  • R peels -BP
  • Kriss newtone fire emoji- remix
  • Don jovi- ngene lay’nini
  • Outspoken- marvelous man
  • K Brizzy-presidential suite
  • Raykaz jodeci two


  1. Hip hop personality of the year
  • Naboth Rizla
  • Voltz jt
  • R Peels
  • Ti gonzi
  • Holy ten
  • Suhn
  • Asaph


  1. People’s choice
  • Holy ten
  • Voltz JT
  • Kikky
  • Hillzy
  • Suhn
  • Saintfloew
  • Luminous
  • Ti gonzi
  • Tanto Wavie
  • Dough major


  1. I Am Hip Hop Honorary Award
  • Naboth Rizla


  1. Lifetime Achievement
  • Maskiri

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