March 28, 2023

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Afro Belgian wins internet award with wig and mustache

Among the expected winners of the Jamies, the Flemish Online Video Awards, one name stands out: Afro Belg.

Geoffrey Annan is considered one of the best hip hop dancers in our country and has been featured in The smartest person, but on Tiktok he is known as Afro Belgian. That character was voted ‘Best Comedy’ of the year at Jamies.

The six-part web series Ananes began as a tiktok sketch he recorded out of boredom during the coronavirus pandemic. With a sticky mustache and wig, he transforms himself into Frank or Sonia, an Antwerp resident of Burgerhout who finds variety in their neighborhood difficult. suffocate. Frank prefers to imbibe the rapidly changing world with a can of Carapils. For example, the white Anane Flemings who reduce blacks to stereotypes give a taste of their medicine.

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against other candidates And More in line with home garden and kitchen movies on Tiktok, the web series looks like a TV show app. Anani owes this to the direction of Anthony Netty and Chingiz Karibikov, the duo they met Da Yi Occupy short film festivals. Ich Ait Hammou participated as writer and producer.


The Jamies were awarded for the third time on Wednesday night at the Ostend Film Festival. A professional jury chooses the nominees, but the vote is in the hands of the public. This usually results in few surprises. Once again, Acid takes home the award for Best Vlogger. And again, Average Rob was awarded, this time in the Best Lifestyle category. “Best Fiction” went to Second seatfrom the same makers WTFock, who always won before. with him Out Tiktok star Jonatan Medart, who was also crowned ‘Most Social Creator’, made the most impressive videos this year.

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All winners

Best Flemish Video of 2022: Jonathan Medard

Best lifestyle: average rob

Best Comedy: African Belgian

Kastiop Award for Game Broadcasting: Twoosie

Best dance and music: Michael Amann

Best explanation: Nws nws nws

Best vlog: Acid

Best fantasy: Second seat

Best work: VTM Go

Best emerging talent: Clementine Caron

More social creator: Jonathan Medart

Quarterly Life Achievement: Fix

Content Creator of the Year: Acid

Best nimcel went to all the “micro-influencers” in their category