Award-winning rapper Future has been added to the star-studded lineup set to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on Saturday, 22 October.
The American hip-hop star will be sharing the stage with local stars Cassper Nyovest; Babes Wodumo and Nigerian songstress Yemi Alade at the MAMAs 2016.
Also, following his performance at the MAMA award show, Future will bless fans with a bonus. The rapper will stage an extra live performance, taking fans tthrough tracks like Turn on the Lights; Same Damn Time and Stick Talk.
Thus, fans received the announcement, which was made by MTV on Thursday afternoon with much excitement. This comes after a few days that international funnyman Trevor Noah was unveiled as the host of the glitzy event.
Meanwhile, US rapper Future is also a MAMA 2016 nominee for Best International Act.
As promised, the first half of the list of this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards nominees was released at a ceremony in Johannesburg. So far,some of South Africa’s biggest icons including Caster Semenya; Pearl Thusi; AKA; Cassper Nyovest; Riky Rick; Emteeand; Mi Casa and Black Coffee already made the list.
Golden girl Caster and Pearl will be up against Linda Ikeji; Pierrre-Emerick Aubameyang and Wizkid in the personality of the year category. SA rap stars also scored nominations for this year’s event‚ scheduled to hold at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on October 22.
Subsequently, the rest of the nominees for this year’s awards will be announced in Lagos‚ Nigeria on October 2.
The classy event will be broadcast live across the world on MTV Base (DStv Channel) and MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) from October 22. Nasty C‚ Babes Wodumo‚ Cassper Nyovest and Nigerian songstress Yemi Alade are set to light up the stage with their performances.