FALZ BECOMES THE ONLY NIGERIAN RAPPER TO BE NOMINATED AS INTERNATIONAL RAPPER IN BET
Nigerian rapper and actor, Falz (the Bahd Guy) has been unveiled alongside other international artistes as nominees for the 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards. The 28-year-old rapper was nominated in a new category BET launched to honour artists from around the world.
Falz contends with artistes from Africa, Europe and Canada will compete for the new Best International Flow.
This year’s nominee list, which was released Thursday by Billboard sees Cardi B leading the pack with 10 nominations.
Following closely are DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, and J.Cole with an astonishing 8 nominations each.
Drake, who led the 2018 nominations, falls to third most nominations this year with 7 nods.The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards will air Tuesday (Oct. 8) at 8 pm EST on BET internationally and BET Africa on Oct. 9.