Organizers of MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) have announced the signing of Africa’s hip-hop music legend Wyclef Jean as the host of the 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards with Zain.
Wyclef Jean will host the 2nd annual event in Kenya on October 10th, 2009 at Indoor Arena of the Moi International Sports Complex.
“As well as presiding over the hottest contemporary music talent from across the African continent, including Kenya’s Wahu, Nigeria’s M.I., South Africa’s Lira and Ghana’s Samini, Jean will perform live at the awards,” says organizers.
The award event will broadcast on TV channels around the world from 17 October 2009, including MTV base (DStv Channel 322, Daarsat) and terrestrial channels RTGA (DRC), ZNBC (Zambia), Citizen TV (Kenya), WBS (Uganda), TBC 1 (Ghana), TV3 (Ghana), STV (Nigeria) and AIT (Nigeria).
For more details, check out the MAMA MTV Africa (MAMA) Awards.