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ATI king of YAMAs

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ATI recently became the biggest winner at the 4th annual Yarona FM Music Awards (YAMAs) scooping three awards under Best Single Hip Hop, Best Single Male and Song of the Year categories for his hit song, Khiring Khorong Khorong Khoring that features Legacy DG and Yung Amazing.

The number one hit-maker emerged victorious in the much contested Song of the Year category, which was the biggest award for the night against other hits such as Follo by Amantle Brown and Juju Boy, Hani hubone by Bangu and Roll up by Veezo View featuring Yaw Bannerman.

New kid on the block, Yaw Bannerman walked away with Best New Comer award for being an ‘underdog’ yet a force to reckon with after successfully getting his songs to play on Yarona Fm.

Bannerman also walked up to the stage second time in a row with his musical counterpart, Veezo who received Best Collaboration for their song Roll up.

Bouncy brought two awards for the ladies, walking away with Best Female Single and Best Single RNB awards while Zoe Harvey won Best Dance Single award.

MMP Family scooped Best Kwaito award for their song Kwela Kwela.

The award for Best Hip Hop Deejay was won by Dj Tumi Black Ace while Dj NT Base walked away with the award for Best Dance Dj.

Bangu of the Hani Hubone fame also walked away winner under best producer category; an award given to ‘behind-the-scenes’ people who work hard to make finest and quality hits.

HanC emerged winner of people’s choice awards while Mdu ‘Tha party’ scooped social media award for the night.

This year’s 4th edition of the YAMAs not only celebrated the country’s best urban culture, but also celebrated Yarona FM’s 18th year in existence.

The station manager, Kelly Ramputso said for 18 years, Yarona Fm had been ‘a trend-setting radio station, where leaders in the music industry were made and where dreams came true.'

South African artistes, HHP and Khuli Chana graced the event and performed some of their hit songs much to the revellers’ excitement. ENDS

Source : BOPA

Author : Matshidiso Moseki

Location : GABORONE

Event : Yarona FM Music Awards

Date : Feb 05 Mon,2018

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