Maphorisa’s Involvement In 3 Record Labels Gains Him 12 SAMA Nods

Maphorisa’s Involvement In 3 Record Labels Gains Him 12 SAMA Nods. DJ Maphorisa’s work in the music industry is evident. He has become one of the amapiano pioneers through releasing smash hits since amapiano became popular till date and his work is recognised in the country and outside.

Maphorisa has score 12 SAMA nods for his involvement on 3 record labels namely Music Piano Hub, New Money Gang, and including his record label Blaqboymusic. Taking to social media, the star sent a shout-out to his team and gave props to hard work and dedication. “S/o to my team n everyone involved 12 nominations not a joke no tjotjo just dedication n HARD WORK. Blaqboymusic, New Money Gang, Music Piano Hub Music Shonamalanga by Mas Musiq and Aymos,” Maphorisa wrote.

Here are the categories in which DJ Maphorisa received a nod:

Duo / Group of the Year

Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa (Scorpion Kings) – Once Upon A Time in Lockdown,

Mas Musiq and Aymos- Shonamalanga

Male Artist Of The Year

Kabza De Small – I Am The King of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust

Album Of The year

Kabza’ De Small – I Am The King of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust

Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa (Scorpion Kings) – Once Upon A Time in Lockdown

Best Amapiano Album

Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa (Scorpion Kings) – Once Upon A Time in Lockdown

Kabza’ De Small – I Am The King of Amapiano: Sweet & Dust

Mas Musiq and Aymos- Shonamalanga

Record Album Of The Year

Tender Love – Sha Sha ft DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small

Emcimbini – DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small

Best Music Video

Tender Love – Sha Sha ft DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small

Lorch – DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small ft Semi Tee, Miano and Kammu Dee

RiSA CEO Nhlanhla Sibisi said: ‘We are delighted with the calibre of nominees for SAMA27. This is a reflection of the music industry and the movers and shakers who made an impact in 2020/21, a very difficult period in which the industry had to deal with a crippling global pandemic. It was through music that life became bearable and for that we thank our artists who continue to redefine, reinvent and reimagine their business. We also wish to thank our hard-working panel of judges and the team at RiSA who facilitated the crucial judging process with great diligence and integrity. A special note of thanks to our sponsors and partners who have supported us this far. We extend our best wishes to all of the nominees and look forward to seeing who will emerge victorious in each category.’

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