Highly successful music/dance battle show in the US is finally here in Africa.

MTV Base’ Lip Sync battle, hosted by LL Cool J and model, Chrissy Tiegen, is set to storm the shores of our continent and the hosts for the highly entertaining show has been revealed.

Nigeria’s pop star, D’banj and South African actress, Pearl Thusi, have been revealed to be the hosts for the show which will begin airing in April, 2016.


D’banj, spoke about his participation in the show saying:

For me this is what I do for a living. This time I’ll be chilling and enjoying myself in my corner

Watching my colleagues, these are very interesting people, seeing celebrities do what they have never done. It’s all about the hosts, contestants, audience and viewers at home. In this current economy we need that kind of fun, to put a smile on your face.

The show will be filmed in Johannesburg.