The first annual SLUM Fest awards were held over the weekend at Atomic Cowboy. The event featured performances from over a dozen of the best hip-hop groups and solo artists in St. Louis -- standouts included OOOPS and Tef Poe, who also won for best male artist and best mixtape. Awards were announced in fourteen categories total. The complete list of nominees is below, with winners marked in bold.
Best Male Hip-Hop Artist P.R.E.A.C.H. LMNOP Ruka Puff Tef Poe Jia Davis
Best Female Hip-Hop Artist Skiddalz Dharma Jean Juicille Bell M Wellz
Best Group or Duo Family Affair Scripts N Screwz Legend C4mp Dorway618 The 12 to 6 MOvement The Union Ye$
Best DJ Needles Sno K-Nine Trog Mahf Spec Reminisce
Best Graffiti Artist Brooklyn Doom D.O.A. Bryan Walsh Plastic Tabu
Best B-Boy Crew Express Not Impress Arch Enemies Floor Gadgets Fly Boyz W.O.A.
Best B-Boy/B-Girl Jack Frost Michael Kim Airsick Black Belt Jones Grand Legroy UV Supreme Angela Fang
Best Video MME "070411" SPTC "Run" RT FaQ & Whiteout "On & On" Prince Ea "Backwards Rappers" Scripts N Screwz "On 10" Chalkboyz "Chalk Dirty To Me" Nato Caliph "Revel"
Best Mixtape Bo & Lz Enuff Said RT FaQ & Whiteout The RT FaQ & Whiteout Show A-Game Hottest in the City II Family Affair Before the Return Tef Poe Power Over Everything
Best Album Nite Owl Local Celebrity Souls of Liberty Brave New World Rockwell Knuckles You're Fucking Out, I'm Fucking In L-Gifted Subtract Negativity Indiana Rome Who The Hell Left The Gate Open II
Freshman Class Ye$ SPTC MME Bo & Lz MVP A-Game Ciej
Artist of the Year P.R.E.A.C.H. LMNOP Rockwell Knuckles Black Spade Tef Poe Ooops Nite Owl
Producer of the Year Groundbreaking Beats Mastermind Trifeckta Tech Supreme Indiana Rome Instrumental Urban Legendz
Hip-Hop Pioneer Charlie Chan Da Fly DX King Odie DJ Kut DJ Chilly C