This Sunday, May, the Big Brother Africa launch show will come alive when multiple award-winning musicians from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa take centre stage. The big night will also see 28 new housemates revealed to audiences in over 50 African countries for Season 8 of Big Brother Africa, titled The Chase.
With the live show screening – from 19:00 on AfricaMagic, AfricaMagic Entertainment, AfricaMagic World as well as on DStv channel 197 and 198 – audiences can look forward to sassy and upbeat tunes from Kenya’s STL. Boasting hit songs such as “Take My Time”, “Hula Hoop”, “Bad as I Wanna Be”, the singer, songwriter and rapper, also recipient of awards from the Kisima Awards, Clops Awards and Jeermaan Awards, promises to deliver an unforgettable performance with her distinct pop, soul and rap sound. Hailing from Nigeria, musical heavyweights Don Jazzy, D’ Prince and Wande Coal are also set to grab audiences with their energetic and charming personas. Multi award-winning record producer, singer-songwriter and musician Don Jazzy, will them for their collaborative performance.
D’Prince and Wande Coal, both chart-topping stars from Mavin Records, are best known for songs such as “I like What I See”, “Bumper 2 Bumper” and “Who Born the Maga”. The continent can expect a sensational performance that will ignite the Big Brother live show stage. One of South Africa’s leading Afro Pop music groups, Mafikizolo will also serenade audiences with their soulful and rhythmic tunes on the big launch night. With several albums and awards under their belt, the duo has brought fans far and wide, dance-floor filler hits such as “Sibongile”, “Ndihamba Nawe”, “Nisixoshelani” and most recently “Khona”.
Their performance on the Big Brother Africa stage is sure to evoke dance moves, reminding audiences why they remain to be pioneers in their field. The line-up will also include a slot for some comic relief from Kenyan stand-up comedian Daniel Ndambuki, popularly known as Churchill. The highly talented entertainer has become a household name on the continent with his TV show called “Churchill Live”. More good news for Big Brother Africa fans is that, in addition to the live screening of the launch show, it will be concurrently streamed live to audiences across Africa on the Big Brother website, www.bigbrotherafrica.com. All you need to access the live stream is a computer and internet connection. With less than a week to go, be sure not to miss the jam-packed, highly anticipated launch show of Brother Africa The Chase.
Thereafter Africa’s biggest reality series will be screened live for 91 days, 24/7 on DStv channels 197 and 198.