Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:22 pm
Thank God Its Friday (TGIF) took a new meaning as Lip Sync Battle Africa, the rave of the moment musical reality singing competition, was specially launched recently with a thrilling performance by select journalists and staff of MultiChoice Nigeria.
The event, which took place last week Friday at the MultiChoice Head office in Lagos ahead of its 30 April premiere launch on MTV Base, was hosted by the dynamic duo of Nollywood actor, OC Ukeje and MTV Base VJ, Ehiz.
Speaking at the exclusive launch, John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, said MultiChoice strives to add more value to her customers as well as their partners, particularly the media.
“This is why this launch is targeted at giving them an avenue to experience first hand the thrilling experience of the reality show,” Ugbe said.
Lip Sync Battle Africa is hosted by South Africa’s actress and TV presenter, Pearl Thusi and Nigerian pop star D’Banj.
Contestants have the opportunity to mime two songs each and the winner is presented with the winning championship belt as well as earns the bragging right of being Africa’s first lip sync battle champion.
In the first episode aired on Saturday, 30 April, Derenle and Ebuka went head-to-head to determine the celebrity Lip Sync Battle champion.
There is also an opportunity for viewers to be part of the fun and excitement. Viewers can be part of the Lip Sync Battle challenge by uploading their personal lip sync of D’banj’s “Emergency”, Davido’s “The Sound” and Yemi Alade’s “Johnny” on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #LSBChallenge and stand a chance of winning 10,000USD.
Lip Sync Battle Africa is on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322).