crown awards 2014 flyer
by Petula Caesar
The 8th Annual Baltimore Crown Awards took place this past Sunday, November 2nd. Run by The Baltimore Scene, which is headed up by all-around Baltimore artist/artist supporter Chin-Yer, this event has quickly become one of the most popular ones in the underground culture scene, and this award has become a hot commodity that is highly sought after by many Baltimore-based artists. A select few are nominated, but fewer still are chosen. Congratulations to all the nominees, and a special congratulations to this year’s WINNERS, listed below. Check out one of the evening’s highlights below — THE CYPHER!
Hip Hip Artist of The Year-Male:  Eze Jackson
Hip Artist of the Year-Female:  T.T. the Artist
Poet of the Year:  Alex Alexander
Band of the Year:  BaltiMOTOWN
Best Online Radio Show:  Charm City Direct Radio Show
Producer of the Year:  Don Trunk
Vocalist of the year:  Jahiti
Song of the Year: “Dope Boy” — OOH
DJ of the year:  DJ Myzter Hurd
Studio of the Year:  Street Legal
Blog/Website of the Year:  Janaetru.com
Promoter of the Year:  Profitt
Video of the Year:  “Dope Boy” — OOH
Videographer of the Year:  Grasshopper Philms
Photographer of the Year:  Dubscience Photography
Clothing Line of The Year:  “Save a Dope Boy”
Under the Radar Award:  Quinton Randall
Best New Artist:  Jonathan Gilmore
Graphic Designer of the Year:  Big Dro “The Guy”
Best Underground Release:  “HD Dreams 2 Go”  –  Lonnie Moore
Special Contribution Award:  Kier Johnson
Special Appreciation Award:  Tiffany Welch
The Derrick OOH Jones Service Award Recipient:  Kenneth Morrison (For His Extraordinary Service and Dedication to Baltimore City Youth)

Inducted to The Baltimore Scene Hall Of Fame:
Derrick “OOH” Jones
Walter Maxfield Jones
Papa Wabe
Anita Foster

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