The first season of the hit international musical reality show Lip Sync Battle Africa is on and its hot! The show hosted by media personality Pearl Thusi and Nigerian Afrobeat singer D’Banj has had, so far, impressive performances by celebs and personalities across Africa.
The weekly show features vocal showdowns between 2 or more celebs “syncing” to popular music tracks of their choice, complete with dancers, wigs, costumes, props and tons of swag! The winner is chosen by the live studio audience. You can catch the show every Saturday at 6PM WAT on MTV Base Ch 322.
So far, a few contestants have brought their A-Game, here are 7 performances we think were lit!
SA TV presenter, Boity Thulo channeled her inner Nicki Minaj in the very first episode doing her rendition of Anaconda against ex-lover Cassper Nyovest. His reaction is hilarious!
Renowned SA actor and TV presenter Tumisho Masha took to the lip Sync stage, dress, wig, make up to perform Ngoku by Busiswa.
Nigerian actress, producer Funke Akindele performs to Janet Jackson’s 1986 classic What Have You Done For Me Lately
SA radio DJ, actress, TV host, Thando Thabethe performs to Amy Winehouse’s Rehab!
South African television presenter, actor, fashion designer, Maps Maponyane got his Kanye on performing to Lights
South African comedy divas, Nina Hastie & Celeste Ntuli perform to The Boy Is Mine – Brandy & Monica
South African recording artist and record producer, Cassper Nyovest rocked Whitney Houston’s I Wanna Dance With Somebody
We’ll bring you more awesome videos as they come.