Nasty C To Perform At This Years MAMA's

He's The Only South African ACT

By  | Jan 28, 2021, 02:18 PM 

Post main image
Award winning rapper, Nasty C who is nominated in the Best Hip-Hop category at this year's MAMA's is the only South African act expected to perform at the awards.
The virtual show  will include artists from across the continent and will broadcast on MTV's global audience on the 20th of February this year.

Read more: Nasty C Said To Be Bigger Than Pro Kid

The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala will be in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board. The awards serve as a platform to showcase the country's and Africa's music and sounds of the world!
The lineup for this year's MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala includes top stars such as Nigeria's Wizkid, Uganda's Sheebah Karungi, Tanzania's Diamond Platinumz, Kenya's Khaligraph Jones, Ivory Coast's Suspect95, Carpe Verde's
Soraia Ramos and Sao Tome and Principe's Calema. 

Senior Vice President and General Manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa, Monde Thwala said the awards which will air locally on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV Africa (DStv Channel 130) will put a global spotlight on African music and artists.

“This year’s show is dedicated to the youth of Africa, and we are committed to amplifying social change through music and culture and to elevating youth voices across our platforms.”   

Tanzanian artist, Diamond Platinumz is currently leading with five nominations at this years award and will perform for the first time in four years. 
Other nominations include; Ugandan artist, Sheebah Karungi who is  nominated in two categories; Best Female and Best Ugandan Act. This is her first and nomination!  

Kenya’s Khaligraph Jones and Cape Verde’s Soraia Ramos will debut the MAMA stage, whilst São Tomé and Principe’s Calema who already have four MAMA’s, are nominated again for the Song of the Year category. 

The highlight of the event and spotlight will be on Grammy award-winning DJ Khaled  who will be co-hosting at this year’s MAMA’s

Khaled is a record executive who has worked with international artists like Rihanna and JayZ and also known for his Hip Hop and R&B hit anthems…”Another one!”

There has been no mention of other performers yet. But sources who are part of the show said announcements will be made in the next few days, as well as finalists for the MAMA Generation Change Award.

Read more: MTV Africa And MTV Base Announces The Return Of The MAMA's

The awards will also be aired on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV Africa (DStv Channel 130) whilst the show will also be aired on MTV channels in 180 countries globally.

This is a developing story! 

Read more