Hennessy Supports Ugandan Talent, Sponsors This Year’s Hip Hop Awards as Legend Babaluku Is Honored
Hennessy is one of the big names in Cognac, which is a brand produced exclusively in the French region of Cognac. Available in various expressions of different ages.
In this edition of the Uganda Hip Hop Awards, as a gesture of support to the Hip Hop fraternity and the Ugandan entertainment industry, Hennessy was one of the sponsors of the event, an act that indicated support to Uganda’s music industry.
“As we celebrate HipHop, we would like to communicate to the public that; Hennessy is now in Uganda and our participation at this year’s Uganda HipHop awards is an intentional gesture that we support HipHop as well as the Ugandan entertainment industry.” David Kakonge – CEO Black Showmans Beverages Limited – Black Showman Beverages is the official partner of Hennessy in Uganda.
“All our products from France can be accessed at our Black Hawk Limited Hennessy Outlet. Black Hawk is the distribution subsidiary of Black Showmans Beverages.” Kakonge added.
CEO Black Showmans Beverages - David Kakonge
The Uganda Hip Hop Awards is an annual ceremony that is dedicated to providing a fair platform for all Ugandan Hip-hop acts, through an awards show that showcases the past, present and the future of the genre in Uganda. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented.
This year saw one of the biggest Hip Hop acts in Uganda Babaluku honored with a Life Time Achievement Award.
Other 2023 winners included;
Album of the year – Flex D’Paper – Kampala Boy
Song of the year – THE MITH – Welcome To Ug Remix
Female rapper of the year – Yala Mc
Male rapper of the year – Fik Fameica
Central rapper of the year – Kracbone – FIRE FT. Santana Karma,Sliq Teq,Play01,Jhay Efekt,RomanJazzy & LS Andre
Northern rapper of the year – Timcence – Unthinkable
Western rapper of the year – Eshata Lookhassle – Kiga flow
Eastern rapper of the year – AJ Stylz – That’s who we are
Collaboration of the year – Flex D’paper ft. Navio Fik Fameica And Mozelo Kidz – Cheptegei
Inspirational song of the year – 207 – Taasa Omuwala
Lyricist of the year – The Hommie – Diet Coke Cover
African act of the year – Nasty C
Sweet 16 (verse of the year) – Timcence – Quit that game
Video of the year – The Mith – Welcome To Ug Remix
Mixtape of the year – Ghost Lord – Ghost In The Machine
Producer of the year – Baru
Rap fusion of the year – Lukas Blacc ft Kohen Jaycee – Ebyange
Rookie of the year – Kizzy Rulez
DJ of the year – DJ Victor256
Media personality of the year – Frank Ntambi
Lifetime achievement award – Babaluku
Hip Hop give back award – A few good friends