South African hip hop musician, Sjava has walked away with a BET Viewer’s Choice ‘Best International Act’ award.

Sjava’s real name is, Jabulani Hadebe. He was nominated together with Nigerian singer, Ninola and Kwesi Arthur of Ghana.

The BET awards took place on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

South African musicians Cassper Nyovest and Destruction Boys were also nominee for BET awards.


Black Panther won for Best Movie.

Many South Africans took to twitter to applaud the musician for his victorious achievement.