2009 nappyafro Awards: The Rest…

After a week of accolades, complaints, and debates (And almost 200+ comments), the end is here for the 2009 nappyafro Awards Week. Now we present you with all of the other awards we handed out this week. Sidenote: All of the categories doesn’t necessarily have winners (Unless noted), some we just listed the notable artist for 2009.

Man Of The Year: Jay-Z
Album Of The Year: Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
Mixtape Of The Year: Drake – So Far Gone
Certified Banger Of The Year: Rosa Acosta
Songs Of The Year (Staff Picks)

Best Collaboration: Drake feat. Eminem, Lil’ Wayne, & Kanye West – “Forever”
When you put Drake, Weezy, Em, & Kanye on the same track, your bound to win this award.
Runners Up:
Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys – “Empire State Of Mind”
L.E.G.A.C.Y. feat. Phonte, Chaundon, & Sean Price – “TKO”
Joell Ortiz feat. Crooked I, Joe Budden, & Royce Da 5’9″ – “Move On (remix)”
Birdman feat. Lil’ Wayne & Drake – “Money To Blow

Best Group: Slaughterhouse
Four talented lyricist make one super talented Hip-Hop super group.
Runner Up: Clipse

Breakthrough Artist: Drake
Who knew Wheelchair Jimmy from Degrassi would be one of the hottest rapper on the planet? Only one person had a better year in Hip-Hop.
Runners Up:
Kid Cudi
Nicki Minaj
Gucci Mane

Best Music Videos:
Kid Cudi – “Day ‘N’ Nite”
Raekwon feat. Inspectah Deck, GZA, Ghostface Killah, & Method Man – “House Of Flying Daggers”
Jay-Z feat. Rihanna & Kanye West – “Run This Town”

Turn Yo Headphones Up Award:
Brother Ali – The Truth Is Here & Us
Two hot albums in the same year and most of the world still slept on Ali.

Best Album We Didn’t Review: Fashawn – Boy Meets World
We still wonder to this day how we missed out on this great album. Don’t worry though, we’re good at rectifying these type of things.

Best Beats:
Jay-Z – “D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)” [Produced by No I.D.]
Clipse feat. Kanye West – “Kinda Like A Big Deal” [Produced by DJ Khalil]
Jay Electronica – “Exhibit C” [Produced by Just Blaze]

Best Producers:
Boi-1da (“Best I Ever Had”, “Forever”, “4 My Town (Play Ball)”, “Uptown”, “Mo Milly”)
Kanye West (“Run This Town”, “Brooklyn (Go Hard)”, “Make Her Say”, “History”, “Jockin’ Jay-Z”)
DJ Khalil (“Fear”, “Kinda Like A Big Deal”, “The One”, “Cuckoo”, “Imma Do It”)
DJ Premier (Tha Blaqprint, “Shake This”, “Cloud 9”, “What I Wanna B”, “Grand Royal”, “Dirty Game”)
J.U.S.T.I.C.E League “Maybach Music Part 2″, Magnificent”, “Guest House”, “Feel Like I’m Back”)

DMF Of The Year: Tiger Woods
We already touch on this but still, damn Tiger.
Runners Up:
Kanye West
Plaxico Burress
Lil’ Boosie
Gucci Mane