South Africa has been blessed with three representatives at the 2018 BET Awards. Jabulani Hadebe, better known by his stage name Sjava of Ambitiouz Entertainments has joined Cassper Nyovest and the Durban duo, Distruction Boyz to make it three nominated acts from Mzansi.
Sjava has been nominated in the Viewers’ choice Best International Act category alongside fellow Africans Niniola (Nigeria) of the Maradona fame and Kwesi Arthur of Ghana.
WHO IS SJAVA
Sjava as popularly known is Jabulani Hadebe (born 2 December 1988). He is an award winning Hip Hop recording artist/actor from Johannesburg, South Africa. He is currently signed to Ambitiouz Entertainments. He rose to fame in 2015 after the high success of Miss Pru’s debut single, “Ameni” which featured him on the catchy chorus.
Sjava released his debut album, “Isina Muva” in July 2016 which is derived from a Zulu idiom meaning “late bloomer” or saving the best for last, emphasising that the last one who arrives, produces more and harnesses more. Isina Muva was certified Gold by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA) and Sjava celebrated by releasing a deluxe version of the album titled Isina Muva: Gold Deluxe.
BREAKING: Congrats to @Sjava_ATM on his nomination for #BETAwards2018 Viewer’s Choice “Best International Act”. To vote for Sjava and help him win, comment with #IPICKSJAVA18 on our Instagram page! The BET Awards 2018 are in association with @RussianBearSA. pic.twitter.com/BpK8m1aLjc
— BET Africa (@BET_Africa) June 5, 2018
Sjava is nominated for a BET!!!! He needs votes!!!! SA Hip Hop !!! Let’s do the dam thing!!! Head over to the Bet website and vote!!! Let’s bring it home!!!! pic.twitter.com/WaUpBiG6PX
— R.M Phoolo (@CassperNyovest) June 5, 2018
I’m not the person to do this “please vote for so and so” business but guys please let’s all vote for @Sjava_ATM on his #BETAwards2018 nomination. Let’s put SA on if not for him then. pic.twitter.com/IKBGWjiTRQ
— Onika Mikaelson ? (@nicki_D_) June 6, 2018
Congrats on the nomination and good luck⭐ pic.twitter.com/29wLa34gIp
— ?KingZamar (@Lady_Zamar) June 6, 2018