The South African Music Awards (SAMAs) hosted their 25th annual ceremony. For the first time, I attended the show and now I’m reflecting on the production, my highlights, and the relevance of the awards.
From my interviews with the likes of Tresor, Sho Madjozi, and Sjava to running into Gigi Lamayne, the SAMAs were certainly star-studded. However, there were negatives to the show as well. For instance, the question of the merit to every nominee in the hip-hop category is suspect. This leads further into an interrogation of the merits and/or prestige that should be attached to the SAMAs.
In this instalment of Beauty With Misa, watch a “Get Ready With Me” style video to engage my thoughts on the 25th Annual South African Music Awards.