Onyx (hip hop group) facts for kids
They are best known for their song "Slam". The song is off their studio album Bacdafucup. That album was released on March 30, 1993.
Awards and nominations
In 1994, for the album Bacdafucup, Onyx was nominated for "Favorite New Rap/Hip-Hop Artist" at the American Music Awards. They won "Best Rap Album" at the Soul Train Music Awards. Onyx was also nominated five times at The Source Hip Hop Music Awards ceremony in 1994.
|1994||American Music Awards of 1994||Bacdafucup||Rap/Hip-Hop New Artist||Nominated|
|1994 Soul Train Music Awards||Bacdafucup||Best Rap Album||Won|
|The Source Hip Hop Music Awards||Onyx||New group of the year||Nominated|
|Onyx||New artist of the year||Nominated|
|Onyx||Live performer of the year||Nominated|
|"Slam"||Single of the year||Nominated|
|Bacdafucup||Album of the year||Nominated|
At the end of 1993, the US magazines Billboard and Cashbox placed Onyx on several of their final annual charts. In 1996, CMJ New Music Monthly placed the album All We Got Iz Us in their list The 25 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 1995. In 2014, #WakeDaFucUp was named as one of the best hip-hop albums of 2014 by XXL. In 2020, SnowMads was chosen as "The Best Rap Album of 2019: Readers' Choice" by the Russian website Rap.Ru.
|1993||Onyx||Billboard||United States||Hot Rap Artists||1|
|Top Billboard 200 Album Artists||64|
|Top R&B Album Artists||20|
|Hot 100 Singles Artists||45|
|Cashbox||Top New Groups||4|
|1996||All We Got Iz Us||CMJ New Music Monthly||The 25 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 1995||17|
|2014||#WakeDaFucUp||XXL||The 25 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2014||–|
|2020||SnowMads||Rap.Ru||Russia||The Best Rap Album of 2019: Readers' Choice||1|
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