The most lived for event in all of Ghana, the Y Clash of the DJs was climaxed in grandeur as organizers showered participants with cash and goodies for performances which were through the roof.
The sum total of cash prizes and goodies was over a staggering GHs30,000 to the amazement of participants and all present.
The second edition of the Y Clash of the DJs, to determine which of the brands in the YFM Triangle (Y 107.9 FM-Accra, Y 102.5 FM-Kumasi, Y 97.9 FM-Takoradi) is the ‘Supremo’ in the DJs booth came off on Ghana’s Independence Day, 6th of March, 2021 and saw Y 97.9FM -Takoradi’s Hot Squad snatching the crown of glory from reigning champions, Y 107.9FM-Accra.
The winners of the battle (Y 97.9FM-Takoradi) picked up a cash prize of GHC5,000 plus a plaque with 1st and 2nd Runner-Ups earning GHs3,000 and GHs1,500 respectively.
The best DJ and hypeman for the night also took home GHC1,000 each.
EBG Credit and Mellow Holdings also awarded performances of DJs and Hypemen. The former rewarded the outstanding DJ and Hypeman performances with a cool GHs1,000 and GHs500 respectively.
Mellow Holdings appreciating the efforts of all participants gave an amount of GHs500 and a choice of livestock (goat, sheep, chicken, pig) to each member of the three teams made up of three DJs and a Hypeman.
Speaking after the awards ceremony, Chief Director for Global Media Alliance Group Emma Wenani shared, “DJs and Hypemen are rarely celebrated in our part of the world but they play a very integral role in radio programming globally. Their recognition is long overdue and I pray that with this activation, our attention will be drawn to the DJing and Hypeman profession more”.
She urged all who missed the YClash of the DJs to log unto Y 97.9fm, Y 1079fm and Y 1025fm on Facebook to catch up with the fun.
The judges for the event were Reggie Rockson, DJ Blow and Andy Kirm. Foster Romanus host of e.TV Ghana’s LNCS was the MC for the night.
The event was sponsored by Storm Energy Drink, Airport View Hotel, Accra Mall, Cheezy Pizza, Dear Dough, Whoopro, Print House, Perception Management International and Global Media Alliance.
Media partners of Y Clash of the DJs are YFM, eTV Ghana, Happy FM, Daily Guide, Guide Radio, Ghanaweb and Business & Financial Times.