Lagos - Nigerian musician Dbanj and South African actress Pearl Thusi, this was revealed during the recording of the show in Johanesburg, South Africa.
The weekly show will go live in April 2016 on MTV Base, with Season 1 comprising of 13 half-hour episodes featuring vocal showdowns between top celebrities and entertainment figures.
Viacom-owned youth entertainment channel, MTV, had earlier announced the premiere of a local version of its global hit entertainment show, Lip Sync Battle Africa.
The announcement was made by International superstar rapper, LL Cool J, via the channel's social media platforms - Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Each battle will consist of 2 celebrities “syncing” or miming to popular music tracks of their choice.
Each contestant must sync to two songs – one of which will be by an African artist, and the winner will be chosen by the live studio audience.
- News 24