After several electrifying performances by celebrities across Africa, Lip Sync Battle Africa (Season 2), which premiered on MTV Base on Wednesday 22 April 2017, was wrapped up in grand style at a special Lip Sync Battle Africa Wrap Up Party held over the weekend at Club Quilox. 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. Adegoke clinched the top spot out of ten finalists selected from thousands of entries. View his entry here https://youtu.be/IOmUDIoUekE
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”.