Kofi Jamar, Yaw Tog And Dead Peepol Hold Asakaa Down In VGMA Nominations

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The Kumasi drill scene has made its big entry into the mainstream award show in the country.

Known as ‘Asakaa’, the genre has gained international attention and now musicians of the genre are up for awards in one of the most prestigious music awards in the country.

On Saturday, the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) released its nominations.

The Asakaa boys were nominated in 8 different categories of the VGMA 22.

Kofi Jamar, Yaw Tog and Dead Peepol were those holding it down for Asakaa in the VGMA nominations.

Kofi Jamar secured 7 nominations including Best Hip Hop Song for “Ekorso” and EP of the Year for “The Truth.”

Yaw Tog, on the other hand, was nominated in five different categories, including Best Hip Life/ Hip Hop Artiste of the Year and Best New Artiste.

The duo, Dead Peepol, came through with 3 nominations in categories including Group of the Year.

The Asakaa boys are launching a foray into the Ghana music which they are set to control in the coming years with their fresh and different drill scene.

See below for categories they were nominated in and the other artistes they are going up against:

Best Hip Hop Song:

  • ATAA ADWOA – Bosom P Yung
  • OTAN HUNU – Dead Peepol ft Rich Kent
  • AKOBAM – Joey B ft Medikal & Kofi Mole
  • EKORSO – Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog & YPee
  • MONEY – Kweku Flick
  • LIVE FROM 233 – Kwesi Arthur
  • LA HUSTLE REMIX – Medikal ft Joey B & Criss Waddle
  • SORE – Yaw Tog ft O’Kenneth, City Boy, Reggie & Jay Bhad
  • FORCE THEM TO PLAY NONSENSE – Eno Barony ft Sister Derby & Strongman Burner

EP of the Year:

  • BLUE – KiDi
  • SEED – Gyakie
  • DIFFERENT – GuilyBeatz
  • MOOD SWINGS – Edem
  • SORRY FOR THE WAIT, THIS IS NOT THE TAPE – Kwesi Arthur
  • THE TRUTH – Kofi Jamar

Best Reggae/Dancehall Song:

  • WHY – Adina
  • SHERRIF – MZVee
  • FOREVER – Samini
  • LONELY – Jah Lead
  • KILLY KILLY REMIX – Larruso ft Stonebwoy & Kwesi Arthur
  • MAKE UP – Kaphun ft Stonebwoy
  • GYE DIEE – Ras Kuuku ft MOG Music
  • MI DEY UP REMIX – Kofi Jamar ft Stonebwoy

Group of the Year:

  • BETHEL REVIVAL CHOIR
  • DEAD PEEPOL
  • DOPENATION
  • KECHE

Collaboration of the Year:

  • TAKE CARE OF YOU – Adina ft Stonebwoy
  • INNA SONG – Darkovibes ft King Promise
  • NO DULLING – Keche ft Kwami Eugene
  • ONE MAN – KiDi ft Adina
  • EKORSO – Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog & YPee
  • LA HUSTLE RMX – Medikal ft Criss Waddle & Joey B
  • HAPPY DAY – Sarkodie ft Kwami Eugene
  • SORE – Yaw Tog ft O’Kenneth, Reggie, Jay Bhad & City Boi

Best Hiplife/Hip Hop Artiste:

  • ENO BARONY
  • JOEY B
  • KECHE
  • KOFI JAMAR
  • KWESI ARTHUR
  • MEDIKAL
  • SARKODIE
  • YAW TOG

Best New Artiste:

  • AMERADO
  • BOSOM P YUNG
  • DEAD PEEPOL
  • GYAKIE
  • KOFI JAMAR
  • KWEKU FLICK
  • LARRUSO
  • MR DREW
  • YAW TOG
  • CAMIDOH

Vodafone Most Popular Song of the Year:

  • ATAA ADWOA – Bosom P Yung
  • ADOM – Diana Hamilton
  • NO DULLING – Keche ft Kwami Eugene
  • ENJOYMENT – KiDi
  • SISA – King Promise
  • EKORSO – Kofi Jamar ft Yaw Tog & Y Pee
  • OPEN GATE – Kwami Eugene
  • LA HUSTLE REMIX – Medikal ft Joey B & Criss Waddle
  • HAPPY DAY – Sarkodie ft Kwami Eugene
  • SORE – Yaw Tog ft O’Kenneth, City Boy, Reggie & Jay Bhad
  • SAY CHEESE – KiDi
  • INNA SONG – Darkovibes ft King Promise

Source: Kuulpeeps.com

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