Lola Rae, Mayorkun Make MTV Base 2017 ‘Ones To Watch’ List

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MTV Base 2017 “Ones to Watch” list

 MTV Base 2017 “Ones to Watch” list: Music channel, MTV Base has released it’s 2017 “Ones to Watch” list which comprises of artistes, hand-picked with the hope that they make it big on the music scene in 2017, with the likes of Mayorkun, Mr Eazi and a host of other Nigerian acts clinching a spot on it. MTV Base 2017 “Ones to Watch” list

The list which was compiled by MTV Base music and talent experts from across the continent, the list which contains 55 established and up-and-coming artistes is based on the ‘channel’s assessment of the artists’ current and future potential, including sales performance, active release schedule, popularity/buzz, radio and video airplay, style, and other intangible factors.’


According to Monde Twala, Vice President, BET, Youth & Music, VIMN Africa, “’Ones to Watch’ is our annual curated list of artists who we anticipate great things for in the coming year.  It’s awesome to see how far the artists on 2016’s list have come and how much the support we provide has helped these artists build their careers both locally and across the continent.”

Here is the full list:

Edmasia Angola
Nero Americano Angola
Locko Cameroon
Minks Cameroon
Ezi Emela England/Nigeria
Hiro France / DRC
Boboh Ghana
Capasta Ghana
Eugy Ghana
Teephlow Ghana
Triggmatic Ghana
Wondaboy Ghana
Band BeCa Kenya
Everlast Kenya
Kaligraph Jones Kenya
Timmy Dat Kenya
Videz And Shiv Kenya
Willy Paul Kenya
Filomena Maricoa Mozambique
Laylizzy Mozambique
Dremo Nigeria
Grey C Nigeria
Jilex Anderson Nigeria
Lola Rae Nigeria
Mayorkun Nigeria
Mr.Eazi Nigeria
Ric Hassani Nigeria
Terry Apala Nigeria
Wale Turner Nigeria
Wurld Nigeria/USA
Amanda Black SA
A Reece SA
Bhizer SA
Distruction Boyz SA
DJ Fortee SA
DJ Mdix SA
Easy Freak SA
Frank Casino SA
Gemini Major SA
King Monada SA
Nadia Nakai SA
Sjava SA
Tellaman SA
Tshego SA
Yung Swiss SA
Apple Gule Swaziland / SA
Ben Pol Tanzania
Billnas Tanzania
Harmonize Tanzania
Rayvann Tanzania
Ruby Tanzania
Ceaserous Uganda
Lydia Jasmine Uganda
Ykee Benda Uganda

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