International Hip Hop Star Famoe Is Nominated For Several Prestigious Awards


Famoe, an acclaimed independent Hip Hop artist has been a major feature in headlines for the last decade. A German native, Famoe’s released records through Rap & Rhymes Records, Sony Music, Universal Music, Kontor Records, and more. The highlight of his career was his collaboration with Hip Hop West Coast legend Kurupt on the song titled “On My Side.” Famoe has also worked alongside Serius Jones, TQ, Big Brovaz, Donnie Klang, Spider Loc/Hot Rod (G-Unit), Scola (Dru Hill), Darnell (Shai), and that’s just naming a few. On top of that, For over seventy weeks he ranked on the Official Compilation Charts internationally.

Respected and renowned for chart-climbing both nationally and internationally his steadfast climb includes several #1 iTunes charts in Turkey, Portugal, Belgium, and Canada, as well as several iTunes Top Ten charts in UK, Germany, Italy, Canada, Portugal, Belgium, and Turkey. On Spotify charts, Famoe ranks on several compilation charts in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as previously noted, for over seventy weeks.

Famoe’s latest single “What I’ve Been Through” was chosen as the official soundtrack for War From The Archives, an independent film out of Ghana. Not allowing any time to take in his accolades, Famoe is gearing up for his new single “Blessed” set to release on June 3rd.

With years and years, and years of lightspeed success, it’s no shock that Famoe is up for multiple nominations at this year’s 11th Annual Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) June 7th-12th, which is one of the largest festivals in the Mid-Atlantic. His nominations include Best Hip Hop/Rap Award, Overall Grand Jury Artist of the Year, Critics Choice Award, and Audience Choice Award. The festival brings together national and international artists in the music and entertainment industry, and attendees range from Oscar winners to emerging talent and is jam-packed with live music showcases, industry panels, artist Q&A’s, entertainment mixers, and of course the red-carpet award ceremony. Visit for more information on the festival and visit to connect with Famoe.



700 E. Broad St

June 8, 2022, 6:00 – 10:30 PM EDT

Outdoor Festival

Hardywood Brewery

2410 Ownby Ln

June 12, 2022, 12:15 – 6:15 PM EDT

Red Carpet Awards

Byrd Theatre

2908 W Cary St

June 12, 2022, 8:30 – 10:30 PM EDT


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