The ‘Fall‘ artiste who has bagged various awards including the BET Award and MTV EMA recognition for ‘Best International Act in Africa’ is the first Nigerian to take part in the global comedy roast.
The roast of AKA in partnership with Showmax will take place at The Teatro at Montecasino, Johannesburg, South Africa on February 21.
Speaking about the Roast, Davido said: “I’m such a big fan of Comedy Central, this is going to be a hilarious night. I’m ready, Africa are you ready? This is a Roast so nothing is off limits!”
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa), Alex Okosi, also said: “At VIMN Africa, we continuously evolve and innovate content to create unique and engaging experiences for our audiences that drive culture. In a continental first, this Comedy Central Roast now transcends boundaries by welcoming Africa’s international star, Davido, to the panel.”
Davido alongside Moshe Ndiki and Pierre Van Pletzen will join other panelists Francois Van Coke, Mark Fish, Nina Hastie, Moonchild Sanelly, Joey Rasdien, Papa Penny, with Pearl Thusi as Roast Master.