- AKA has reacted to having the most BET nominations in Southern Africa
- The Cross My Heart hitmaker has been nominated three times in the Best International Act category of the prestigious awards
- Despite not bringing any awards home, the star is proud of what he has done for the music industry in the southern part of Africa
AKA has reacted to the news that he has the most BET nominations in Southern Africa. The rapper has been nominated in the tough Best International Act category three times but has not been able to bring one home yet.
Despite not winning the prestigious award, AKA is still proud of what he has done for the music industry in Southern Africa.
He took to Twitter to respond to Charts Africa, the African music platform that shared the list on their timeline.
"Only one Southern African artist in this list. Imagine."
The only Southern African artist who has won the award in the same category is internationally acclaimed Mzansi star DJ Black Coffee.
Tweeps had mixed reactions to AKA's tweet.
"No need to brag man, you never won one you were there for food."
"This goes to show how it's not about talent but nepotism in the industry... This ignorant notion of thinking Nigeria is Africa must stop @BET_Africa @BET. You can not give awards or nominate your American label signees and Africans featuring Americans in their music. Know Africa."
"When you're good, you're good. In AKA we trust."
In other BET news, Briefly.co.za reported that Amapiano vocalist Sha Sha won her very first BET Award for Viewer's Choice International Act at a virtual ceremony held a few days ago.
The songstress, who is signed to DJ Maphorisa's record label, is the first artist from Zimbabwe to ever be nominated for the international accolade. The surprised musician took to social media to express her happiness.
"What just happened!!! A BET thank you! MY people back at home and all over the world man."
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