MTV firing all cylinders in preparation for the Mama Music Awards


Part of a pan-African musical celebration Road To MAMA awards, South Africa MTV base (DStv Channel 322) and Jameson’s Select Whiskey have joined forces to create the superlative send off for South Africa’s nominees for the MTV Africa Music Awards with Airtel another breathtaking edition of the Road to MAMA, the whirlwind party tour first initiated by MTV in 2008. 

The Road To MAMAs tour will also visit the DRC on Saturday, November 27 and Tanzania on December 3.

MTV Networks Africa is Africa’s leading provider of multi-platform music, youth and kids’ entertainment, reaching in excess of 90 million viewers.

In mzansi, the mother of parties will be going down at Hush in Rosebank, on December 2 for a mesmerizing evening of Africa’s slickest hip hop beats, where MAMA 2010 nominees and performers Teargas and Jozi will be representing the cream of SA hip hop, alongside Pro Kid and AKA.  

Fast and furious deck action will come from DJ Biz, DJ C-Live, DJ Hudson and DJ Master M while AKA, recently revealed as MTV base’s Brand– New artist for December 2010, will also be doubling up his duties as MC for the night.

Also making a special appearance at Road To MAMA South Africa will be hip hop icons Public Enemy.

Doors open from 10pm with the party scheduled to go through the night.

Tickets will be available on the door and cost R100.

The MTV Africa Music Awards takes place on Saturday December 11 in Lagos, Nigeria and will broadcast on MTV base (DStv Channel 322),

MTV platforms around the world and partner TV stations from December 18. 

Arik Airline is the official partner of the MTV Africa Music Awards with Airtel.

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