ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Drake – Nothing Was the Same WINNER

Track by track, Drake’s Nothing Was the Same holds more than enough weight as an Album of the Year contender

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Drake’s nothing was the same

Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Future – Honest

Rick Ross – Mastermind

ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron

Yo Gotti – I Am

 

 

BEST CLUB BANGGERS

Future

Future’s “Move That Doh” was not only a street scorcher, it was also a club banger. With Pharrell and Pusha T in tow, Future captured dope boys’ hearts everywhere.

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Future-Move-That-Doh

k Camp-“Cut Her Off”

Migos-“Fight Night”

YG-“My Hitta,”

Wiz Khalifa-“We Dem Boyz.”

Young Thug-“Stoner”

 

BEST COLLABO, DUO OR GROUP

YG Feat. Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan – “My Hitta”

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yg-young-jeezy-rich-homie-quan

 

Eminem Feat. Rihanna – ‘The Monster’

Future Feat. Pharrell, Pusha T and Casino – ‘Move That Doh’

Jay Z Feat. Justin Timberlake – ‘Holy Grail’

ScHoolboy Q Feat. BJ the Chicago Kid – ‘Studio’

 

BEST HIP HOP ONLINE

WorldStar
HipHop

Yes, there’s some crazy, even deplorable videos posted on the site, but it is what it is and WSHH never denies the user the experience of seeing something wild.

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world-star-hip-hop

AllHipHop

Complex

HotNew
HipHop

NecoleBitchi

RapRadar

 

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

Drake – ‘Worst Behavior’

Drake at his worst was better than most rappers at their best this year. Drizzy’s “Worst Behavior” picked up a nomination for Best Hip Hop Video.

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Drake-Worst-Behavior

Future – ‘Move That Doh’

Iggy Azalea Feat. Charli XCX – ‘Fancy’

J. Cole Feat. TLC – ‘Crooked Smile’

Wiz Khalifa – ‘We Dem Boyz

Nicki Minaj – ‘Pills N Potions’

 

BEST LIVE PERFORMER

Kanye

Sure his rants make headlines, but Kanye West is still one of music’s elite showmen.

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kanye-west-live performance

Drake

Jay Z

Kendrick Lamar

T.I.

BEST MIXTAPE

Wiz Khalifa – 28 Grams

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Wiz Khalifa’s 28 grams mixtape

Action Bronson – Blue Chips 2

Fabolous – Soul Tape 3

Migos – No Label 2

Rich Homie Quan – I Will Never Stop Going In

BEST DJ OF THE YEAR

DJ Mustard

DJ Mustard helped make a star this year before spreading the love to artists like T.I. and French Montana as well. As of right now, Mustard has the “It” sound on lock.

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Dj Mustard

DJ Drama

DJ Envy

DJ Khaled

DJ Scream

HUSTLER OF THE YEAR

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre cashed out in a reported $3 billion deal between Apple and his Beats company back in May. The good Dr. was good before, but has apparently never been better. That hustle is still strong for the D-R-E.

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Dr. Dre

Drake

Jay Z

Rick Ross

T.I.

IMPACT TRACK

Common Feat.
Vince Staples

Together they delivered “Kingdom,” which tells the story of a hustler trying to survive Chicago streets.

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common and vince-staples

Lecrae

Lupe Fiasco

The Roots

Talib Kweli

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Kendrick Lamar

Lyrics have always been Kendrick’s strong point as an MC. After releasing his critically-acclaimed good kid, m.A.A.d city in 2012, K-Dot has kept cooking up bars all year.

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kendrick lamar

Drake

Eminem

J. Cole

Jay Z

Nicki Minaj

MADE YOU LOOK AWARD

Nicki Minaj

Everyone is always eager to see what Nicki Minaj is wearing and the fact that she has her own clothing line has only upped the ante. This Made-You-Look Award category can’t go down

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Nicki Minaj

A$AP Rocky

Jay Z

Kanye West

Young Thug

MVP OF THE YEAR

DJ Mustard

From his work with YG and crafting the Compton rhyme slinger’s No. 1 “My Hitta” record to becoming the go-to guy for beats, DJ Mustard has definitely made a strong case to win the MVP of the Yea

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DJ-Mustard

Drake

Future

Jay Z

Nicki Minaj

PEOPLE’S CHAMP AWARDS

Drake – ‘Worst Behavior’

Since the release of “Worst Behavior,” nothing was the same. The cocky comeback to all non-believers makes this single a definite chart-topper!

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Drake-Worst-Behavior

Future – ‘Move That Doh’

Iggy Azalea – ‘Fancy’

Wiz Khalifa – ‘We Dem Boyz’

YG – ‘My Hitta (Remix)’

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

DJ Mustard

How many times in the past few months have you heard the drop, “Mustard on the beat” attached to your favorite record? Well the man behind that drop is DJ Mustard, you’re favorite rapper’s

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dj-mustard

Drummer Boy

Hit-Boy

Mike WiLL Made It

Pharrell

Timbaland

SWEET 16

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar put the entire hip hop world on notice with his verse on Big Sean’s “Control,” calling out some of the hottest names in hip-hop right now.

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kendrick-lamar

B.o.B

Drake

Pharrell

TRACK OF THE YEAR

“My Hitta” – (YG, f/ Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan)

Undeniably catchy, DJ Mustard’s

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yg-young-jeezy-rich-homie-quan

“Cut Her Off” (Remix) – (K Camp f/ Lil Boosie, YG, & Too $hort

“Move That Doh” – (Future f/ Pharrell, Pusha T & Casino)

“Studio” – (ScHoolboy Q f/ BJ The Chicago Kid)

“Worst Behavior” – (Drake)

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Hype Williams

Hype Williams is definitely the OG, but the famed lensman has shown that his quality of work is still evident. Time and time again, Hype proves that he still has it.

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Hype Williams

Benny Boom

Chris Robinson

Director X

Dre Films

WHO BLEW UP AWARD

Iggy Azalea

Hip hop has definitely witnessed Iggy Azalea’s rise to stardom, powered by her hit single “Fancy,” in these last few months.

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Iggy Azalea

Migos

Rich Homie Quan

ScHoolboy Q

YG

Young Thug

 

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