HARARE – Zimbabwean artistes Buffalo Souljah and DJ Oskido did the country proud by scooping prestigious Channel O awards on Saturday night in Soweto, South Africa.
Buffalo Souljah, together with DJ Oskido who is originally from Zimbabwe, raised the flag high at the awards which were however, dominated by Nigerian artistes.
Receiving his award for the most gifted reggae dance hall award for his song Styra Inonyengesa which features Cabo Snoop, Buffalo Souljah gave a big up to his country Zimbabwe.
Clad in a black expensive-looking outfit he said, “Shout out to Zimbabwe” at the end of his speech.
The 2012 special recognition award recipient was Oskido for his contribution to music and inspiration to South African artistes.
Many South African artistes groomed and inspired by the Zimbabwe-born artiste gave tribute to him that praised the good changes he made to the South African music industry.
The whole show was dominated by tributes to Oskido.
Oskido who later performed his song I believe thanked his family and friends for the support they gave him even when bad things were being said about him.
Below is a full list of winners
Most Gifted African South Video of the Year
Cashtime Fam — Shut it down (Stundee)
Most Gifted Group or Featuring of the year Psquare ft. May D & Akon — Chop My Money
Most Gifted Reggae Dance hall
Buffalo Souljah ft Cabo Snoop — Styra Inonyengesa
Most Gifted African East
AY feat Sauti Soul — I Don’t Want to Be Alone
Most Gifted kwaito
Ees feat Mandoza — Ayoba
Most Gifted African West Music video
D-Black ft Mo’Cheddah — Falling
Most Gifted R&B Music Video of the year Flavour ft. Tiwa Savage — Oyi (Remix)
Most Gifted AfroPop
BrymO — ARA
Most Gifted Hip-Hop Video of the Year Ice
Prince Zamani — Superstar
Most Gifted Dance Music Video of the Year
DJ Cleo — Facebook. – Bridget Mananavire, Staff Writer