Patoranking, Victoria Kimani go head-to-head in season two premiere of Lip Sync Battle

MTV Base sets the tone for a new season of Lip Sync Battle Africa, with a sizzling face-off between dancehall king Patoranking and Chocolate City first lady Victoria Kimani.

Lip Sync Battle Africa returns to our TV screens on MTV Base (DStv channel 322 on Saturday 22 April 2017).

Season 2 promises more bops, more booty hops, more mic drops, more shade thrown and more sultry poses for viewers to savour as celebrities and entertainers from Nigeria and across the continent dance, dab and diss to a soundtrack of chart-topping hits – all while striving to earn the Lip Sync Battle Africa winner’s belt.

This time around, more than 30 of the continent’s hottest celebrities and entertainers will be strutting their stuff in front of the captivated Lip Sync Battle studio audience.  Among the revealed  Nigerian contestants are Tekno, Falz and Simi. As is customary, the stars will be joined on stage by dancers and decked out in the most outrageous outfits, wigs and props imaginable.

Irresistible screen queen Pearl Thusi returns home to resume her hosting role for a second season, aided and abetted by flamboyant Nigerian TV star, and former Lip Sync Battle Africa contestant, Denrele Edun.

Lip Sync Battle Africa (season 2) premieres on MTV Base (DStv channel 322) on Saturday 22 April 2017 at 8PM.

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