African music and youth lifestyle brand MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) has revealed that hip hop hit-maker French Montana is to join the line-up for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).
It has alsobeen revealed that multi-talented American actor, producer, stand-up comedian, writer and film director Marlon Wayans will be the official host of the awards ceremony taking place on 7 June, 2014 at the International Conference Centre in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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French Montana joins the star-studded line-up of previously announced African artists, including Miguel, Davido, Mafikizolo, Uhuru, Flavour, Oskido and Tiwa Savage, in the stunning music event and live telecast that will be broadcast around the world on MTV, MTV Base, BET International and affiliate stations.
The critically acclaimed hip-hop star will be performing at the global celebration of African music, talent and youth culture,
Wayans follows in the illustrious footsteps of previous hosts such as Wyclef Jean and Eve, who have hosted earlier MAMA events.
Marlon Wayans first found fame with the TV show “In Living Color”, the highly acclaimed sketch comedy show that helped launch the careers of such future stars as Jim Carrey and Jamie Foxx. He also co-starred in the comedy sitcom “The Wayans Bros”, a largely autobiographical show based on the brothers' real relationship and personalities.
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