The world burst with excitement andcongratulations flooded in as Terrance Jenkins broke the news that Sjava istaking home a BET Award under the Viewer’s Choice: Best International Actcategory. This is marked as one of the biggest and most honourable accolades,not only for himself but for Africa as a whole.
Dressed in traditional Zulu attire, Sjava took the shine atthe International BET Awards show red carpet hosted at the Microsoft Theatre(Staples Centre) in Los Angeles. The KZN born global superstar shared that heis so happy and he has no words to say. He continued to add that he wouldreally like to thank Ambitiouz Entertainment and award winning producer Rufffor this opportunity.
Not only did Sjava earn his first BET Award but he has beenlabelled the first south African hip hop/pop artist to bring home this muchcelebrated statue. Always ready to takeon originality and authenticity to create a perfect formula to go against thegrain, Sjava has proved that being robustly true to your roots can lead you tobe the best in Africa.
This number 1 Billboard charting artist released his debutalbum Isina Muva in 2017 which has since then kept him at the top of people’sminds brought him an immense amount of success. Isina Muva has proven itself bybeing synonymous with topping charts from going Gold, to releasing a GoldDeluxe version of the album and garnering multiple awards.
This is a global moment South Africa will never forget.