On Thursday May 7th the West Australian Music Industry held it’s annual awards night for 2009, with west australian hip-hop’s finest Downsyde & Drapht being nominated for a few awards. WA hip-hop artists Downsyde were nominated for 2 categories in in Most Popular Music Video, which they won and Best Urban/Hip Hop Act where they were beaten by SBX bedfellow Drapht. Drapht was also nominated for Most Popular Single/EP with his single Jimmy Recard in which he was beaten by Tame Impala (who “make psychedelic hypno-groove melodic rock music” and also won some other awards).
Also nominated for Best Urban/Hip Hop Act was MC Able and the ever-awesome live act The Typhoons, who were also nominated for Best Funk Act but beaten by Sneaky Weasel Gang. You can check the final rankings for all the sections here out here.