Ghanaian music star Black Sherif has been nominated for the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards.

The Kwaku The Traveller hitmaker grabbed a nomination in the Best International Flow Category.

The 3Music Awards winner has had an impressive run with his music over the past year garnering a massive following and global appeal from music executives and hip hop honchos including DJ Khaled, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg and many others.

In June 2022, Black Sherif became the first Ghanaian artist to reach 100 Million streams on Boomplay.

His hit single Kwaku The Traveller also garnered over 75 Million streams in its first week of release prompting a viral TikTok challenge.

Black Sherif becomes the second Ghanaian artist to be nominated for the BET Hip Hop Awards.

In 2019, Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie secured a nomination and eventually won in the newly created category same category beating Falz (Nigeria), Ghetts (U.K.), Kalash (France), Lil Simz (U.K.), Nasty C (South Africa) and Tory Lanez (Canada).

Certified Lover Boy Drake leads this year’s nominations with an impressive 14 nods including ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘Hip Hop Album of the Year,’ ‘Hip Hop Artist of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ twice for ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse,’ three for ‘Best Collaboration,’ twice for ‘Best Hip Hop Video,’ and twice for ‘Song of the Year.’

Kanye West follows with 10 nods including ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Hip Hop Album of the Year,’ ‘Hip Hop Artist of the Year,’ ‘Producer of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip Hop Video,’ ‘Best Collaboration,’ Song of the Year,’ ‘Impact Track,’ and ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse’.

Kendrick Lamar’s nine nods include ‘Best Live Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year.’ ‘Hip Hop Album of the Year,’ ‘Hip Hop Artist of the Year,’ twice for ‘Impact Track.’ ‘Video Director of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip Hop Video,’ and ‘Best Collaboration.’ Future rounds out the top four with an impressive eight nods.

Baby Keem, Cardi B, and J. Cole are tied, with each earning six nods.

Hosted by Grammy®-nominated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe the “BET HIP HOP AWARDS” 2022, will tape from the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, September 30 and will premiere Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

See below for the complete list of  “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022 Official Nominees:

BEST HIP HOP VIDEO

D.M.B.  A$AP ROCKY

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

GOOD LOVE CITY GIRLS FEAT. USHER

HOT SHIT CARDI B, KANYE WEST & LIL DURK

LONDON BIA & J. COLE

WAIT FOR U FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS

WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG

BEST COLLABORATION

FAMILY TIES BABY KEEM & KENDRICK LAMAR

GOOD LOVE CITY GIRLS FEAT. USHER

HOT SHIT CARDI B, KANYE WEST & LIL DURK

JIMMY COOKS DRAKE FEAT. 21 SAVAGE

JOHNNY P’S CADDY BENNY THE BUTCHER & J. COLE

WAIT FOR U FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS

WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG

BEST DUO OR GROUP

42 DUGG & EST GEE

BIG SEAN & HIT-BOY

BIRDMAN & YOUNGBOY NEVER BROKE AGAIN

BLXST & BINO RIDEAUX

DABABY & YOUNGBOY NEVER BROKE AGAIN

EARTHGANG

STYLES P & HAVOC

BEST LIVE PERFORMER

CARDI B

DOJA CAT

DRAKE

J. COLE

KANYE WEST

KENDRICK LAMAR

TYLER, THE CREATOR

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

BABY KEEM

BENNY THE BUTCHER

DRAKE

J. COLE

JACK HARLOW

JAY-Z

KENDRICK LAMAR

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

BENNY BOOM

BURNA BOY

COLE BENNETT

COLIN TILLEY

DIRECTOR X

KENDRICK LAMAR & DAVE FREE

TEYANA TAYLOR

SONG OF THE YEAR

BIG ENERGY LATTO

F.N.F. (LET’S GO) HITKIDD & GLORILLA

FIRST CLASS JACK HARLOW

HOT SHIT CARDI B, KANYE WEST & LIL DURK

SUPER GREMLIN KODAK BLACK

WAIT FOR U FUTURE FEAT. DRAKE & TEMS

WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE FEAT. FUTURE & YOUNG THUG

HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

777 LATTO

CERTIFIED LOVER BOY DRAKE

DONDA KANYE WEST

I NEVER LIKED YOU FUTURE

IT’S ALMOST DRY PUSHA T

KING’S DISEASE II NAS

MR. MORALE & THE BIG STEPPERS KENDRICK LAMAR

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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