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SA hip hop artists win big at MTV awards ceremony

Cassper Nyovest, Aka and Riky Rick each took home an award on Saturday night.

Cassper Nyovest and Boity Thulo at the MTV MAMA 2015 on 18 July, 2015. Picture: Mbali Sibanyoni/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - South African hip hop artists once again took the top spot as they bagged a number of awards at the MTV African Music Awards (Mama).

Cassper Nyovest, Aka and Riky Rick each took home a Mama trophy on Saturday night.

The artist once again dominated in the hip hop category as he took home the best hip hop award on last night.

Aka was honoured for his hit single All Eyes on Me, walking away with the best collaboration award.

Riky Rick topped his category and was awarded in the video of the year section for his song Nafukwa.

Among other big winners is new Daily Show host Trevor Noah, he was handed the personality of the year award.

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