Liberian artists DenG, Togar Howard, Yung Muse, and Jodi are among the nominees for the African Entertainment Awards USA 2015.
DenG is nominated in the Best New Artist category & he is the only Liberian in the group among breakout stars like Uganda’s Eddy Kenzo, who won Best International Act at the 2015 BET Awards.
DenG has gathered several awards since his 2013 solo debut; in June he won honors at the Liberia Music Awards.
Togar Howard, Yung Muse, Jodi are nominated in African Entertainment Awards Best Upcoming Artist category.
According to the event host, the purpose of the African Entertainment Awards USA is to “offer a stage for the voicing and progressing of the African Diaspora around the globe; further tending to issues affecting Africans in the United States.”
Fans can vote for their favorite artists online – voting ends October 10th. The event is scheduled for October 31st 2015 at the Mary Burch Theater Essex County College, Newark NJ.
Congrats to Skylett White who has landed a NEGA (Next Generation Award), taking home the Best Female Hip Hop Artist honor. If you haven’t heard her EP “Poor Geh Tryng To Get Rich”, you’re really missing out! Listen here!
Skylett at the NEGAs sporting Liberian designer Angie H Couture! Fabulous!