The season 2 of the show hosted by Denrele Edun and Pearl Thusi was wrapped up with a party at Club Quilox, Lagos.
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The winner of the viral Lip Sync Battle Challenge was also unveiled at the event hosted by MTV Base VJ, Folu Storms.
The exciting Lip Sync Battle Africa season 2 which was kicked off in April with the #LSBChallenge was co-hosted by colourful Nigerian TV star Denrele Edun and South Africa’s onscreen personality, Pearl Thusi
The show brought together some of Africa’s biggest entertainment acts as they mimed to well-known songs. Featured acts include Patoranking, Tekno, Falz, Simi, Victoria Kimani, Tayo Faniran, Banky W, Bovi, Vanessa Mdee, IK Osakioduwa, DJ Xclusive, Ayo Makun amongst others.
Oluwaseun Adegoke, a Mechanical Engineer was announced winner of the #LSBChallenge at the closing event. Adegoke, whose entry was a mime to Pharrell William’s “Happy” song, was awarded One Million Naira prize money and a VIP Experience for two to an MTV Award show.
Speaking at the event, Monde Twala, Vice President, BET, Youth & Music, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa said. “The Lip Sync Battle Africa season 2 provided great entertainment across the continent. Entertainment is one activity that youths across Africa find very attractive and MTV will continue to provide rewarding positive entertainment experiences for young people”.
Launched on 22 February 2005, MTV base combines African and international music genres relevant to young African viewers including R'n'B, dancehall, hip-hop, kwaito, hip life, reggae, zouk, m'balax and Afrobeat, celebrating the cultural vibrancy and creativity of African music and artists.