1. What does it take to be considered for an award?

The Underground Hip Hop Awards goal is to celebrate and recognize those independent artists that are doing what it takes to be successful. Professional product releases, quality videos, press photos, live performances, and having an overall on-street & online presence within their market between October 2016-October 2017.

2. How, and what do I submit to be considered?

Send an email to uhhanominations@gmail.com; in this email you should have the categories you want to be considered for and supporting links for additional references. Ex. If you want to be considered for Best Hip-Hop/Rap Male Artist you should send in links of songs, videos, live performances, blog write-ups, interviews, etc.; and an overall list of accomplishments for the year. Your supporting information should prove as to why you should be considered as an nominee. Again, we are looking for impact and presence during the calendar of October 2016-October 2017.

3. If, I submit does that automatically qualify me as a nominee?

No, the submission process is an attempt to avoid anyone falling thru the cracks and going unnoticed as a potential nominee. We reserve the right to select who becomes a "nominee"; we do online submissions, taste-maker inquiries from the market, and also include a "write-in" selection for potential newcomers on the actual award show ballot. If you accumulate at least a 100 "write-in" votes, you can potentially make the official ballot!

4. How Can I Perform?

You can submit a request to perform and information will be sent to you. Performers will be selected closer to the actual event. Performers will be chosen at the discretion of the Awards Show Committee - uhhanominations@gmail.com.

5.  How can I be a presenter?

You may submit a request to be considered for an awards presentation via - uhhanominations@gmail.com.

6. How can I sponsor the event?

To receive a sponsorship package for the Underground Hip Hop Awards, send inquiries to uhhanominations@gmail.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

Detroit  let's get ready for our fourth annual "Underground Hip-Hop Awards" presented by Mighty Jon Entertainment & powered by Detroitrap.com; which will take place on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 from 4:00pm-8:00pm!!! Please Save-The-Date!!!! There will be an ARTIST Showcase and other activities & events. ARTIST performances along with other major announcements will be revealed a couple weeks before the event. THE Red Carpet will be rolled out for ALL SPECIAL GUESTS!!! Polls for voting on “winners” of selected nominees and categories will open on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 @ 8:00pm EST!!!!

Don’t FORGET TO CAST YOUR VOTE!!!! Sponsorship Packages are available upon request!!! For more information, please send inquires to uhhanominations@gmail.com; Please send a professional presentation of your body of work for the year which includes links and bios for consideration!!! If you decide to promote our event through social media, please use one of the following hash-tags on social media -- #UHHA #UHHA18 #UHHAWKND18

Important Dates

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 // E-mail Submissions end for Underground Hip Hop Nominees

11:59 PM EST

Underground Hip-Hop/Rap Awards

2018 Ballot

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

//Voting Begins

Polls Open // 8:00 PM EST

Sunday, December 4th, 2017 

//Voting Ends

Polls Close // 12:00 AM EST



(UHHA 2018 Freshmen Showcase)

Presented by UHHA, Detroitrap.com, & Mighty Jon Entertainment

Bullfrog Bar & Grill
15414 Telegraph Rd., Redford, MI 48235
Friday, January 5th, 2018
Doors: 9:00pm-2:00am;

Showcase Starts at 10:00pm
Tickets: $10.00 (At Door) (Before 11:00pm)

Underground Hip Hop Awards 2018 Presented by Mighty Jon Entertainment, Detroitrap.com, & ASIR Consulting

Saint Andrews Hall

431 E Congress St., Detroit, MI 48226

Sunday, January, 7th, 2018

Doors: 4:00PM-8:00PM

Show Starts at 4:00PM

Tickets: $15.00 (in Advance)

$20.00 (At Door)

UHHA Award Show After-party Presented by UHHA, Detroitrap.com, & Mighty Jon Entertainment
Sunday // January, 7th, 2018
Doors: 9:00pm-2:00am


About the Awards

Presented By Mighty Jon Entertainment​ & DetroitRap.com