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The 2017 MTN UgHip-Hop Cypher Just Got Better. Find Out More


The MTN Cypher competition has been on for a while now but got bigger and better after new prizes were announced by the telecom giant and the organisers of the prestigious UgHip-Hop Awards.

The top 10 cyphers with the highest number of likes, shares and re-tweets on mainly Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are to be awarded with prices and the overall winner announced and awarded at the UG Hip-Hop Awards gala on 14th December happening at Golf Course.

Procedures to take part include

  • Download the MTN Cypher beat 2017
  • Record yourself rapping along to the beat for 1 minute
  • Upload your video on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #MTNCypher


  • The overall cash prize of UGX 1,000,000 with audio recording and video production.
  • Runner up will be rewarded UGX 500,000.
  • Top subsequent winners will get 3GB data valid for a month from MTN.

These are the rules and regulations to have your cypher considered by the panel of judges

  • The recording should have either an MTN intro and outro or My Pakapaka
  • No abusive, obscene or hateful language will be tolerated.
  • All posts should have the hashtags #MTNCypher #UGHipHopAwards17
  • Terms & Conditions apply.

Download The Cypher Beat