Nasty C nominated for 'Best International Flow' at BET Hip Hop awards

Nasty C nominated for 'Best International Flow' at BET Hip Hop awards

- Nasty C has clinched himself a nomination in the 'Best International Flow' category of the BET Hip Hop Awards

- The SA rapper was nominated in the same category for the 2019 Hip Hop Awards but the title went to Ghanaian artist, Sarkodie

- Da Baby is leading the nomination numbers with 12 nods and Roddy Ricch has come in just behind at second place with 11

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Nasty C has been nominated for a BET Hip Hop Award in the category of 'Best International Flow'.

Nasty was nominated in the same category for last year's awards but the title ended up going to Ghanaian artist, Sarkodie.

The artist leading the nominations numbers is Da Baby, who also won the 'Best New Hip Hop Artist' title of 2019, as he secured 12 nominations for this year's awards. Coming in hot with 11 nods is Roddy Ricch, who's followed by a tie-for-third-place in Drake and Megan Thee Stallion, who both have eight.

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Nasty C nominated for 'Best International Flow' at BET Hip Hop awards

Nasty C coming in hot. Da Baby at last year's BET Hip Hop Awards. Images: @nasty_csa/Instagram Da Baby/Getty Images. Sources: Instagram/Getty Images
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Nasty C's fellow nominees for this year's awards are: Stormzy (UK), Ms Banks (UK), Meryl (France), Kaaris (France), Khaligraph Jones (Kenya), Djonga (Brazil).

BET.com described the category that Nasty C has been nominated in as:

“Best International Flow” is a category that will recognise artists from around the world, with nominees from France, South Africa, Kenya, UK, and for the first time ever, a nominee from Brazil."

BET.com also mentioned that the show will be simulcast on BET Africa on 28 October at 3am Central African Time.

In other Nasty C-related news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on how Nasty feels about being considered an Afrobeats artist overseas rather than a rapper, as he is here at home.

Nasty C is widely regarded as being one of the greatest rappers in Mzansi, but some people outside of the country categorise him as an Afrobeats musician. Nasty spoke to Audiomack and said that he doesn't mind being called an Afrobeats artist but he's working hard on changing that perception.

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The rapper explained that even on the African continent, like in Nigeria, some consider him an Afrobeats artist. He also said he understands that the first African artists to make it on the international stage were from the Afrobeats genre, so he's not bitter about the classification but does want to change it.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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