DaSouth.com was given a Trailblazer Award for contributions to the advancement of Christian hip hop and also helped coordinate the nomination and voting process for that genre's top categories.
Photos, video, and a list of the night's winners are below.
DaSouth.com co-owner Bobby "Tre9" Herring & En Sound Music Awards founder Delroy Souden
CY and his krump dance crew (now in safari attire) debuted a new cut called "Godzilla" (aka God's Illa)
Sketch the Journalist, Tre9, and Tee Douglas (widow of DaSouth.com founder Richie "s/ave" Douglas)
Still Trill Christians performed their hit song "No Sex"
The En Sound Music Award hip hop category winners, as nominated and voted upon by DaSouth.com users, were:
Hip Hop Artist of the Year
* Richie Righteous (WINNER)
Hip Hop Song of the Year
* "Air Jordan" - k-Drama
* "Who You Represent" - Richie Righteous (WINNER)
* "I'm A Believer" - Tedashii
* "Awesome God" - R-Swift
Hip Hop Album of the Year
* "Underground Elevation Part 1: The Movement" - Wildchild
* "Chronicles of an X-Hustler" - Thi'sl
* "R.I.C.H." - Richie Righteous (WINNER)
* "Identity Crisis" - Tedashii
Next year's En Sound Music Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA. Stay tuned to ensoundmusicawards.org for more details.