Toolz And Tim Horwood are Announced MTVBase VJ Search Judges.
This week, social networks have been ablaze with news about the MTV Base VJ Search as the Nigerian music industry gets behind the search for a brand new MTV Base VJ. A-list celebs have taken over Twitter using the hashtag #BaseVJSearch to talk about the search. These celebs include 2Face, P-Square’s Peter Okoye, Ice Prince, Davido, Banky W, Eldee, Basketmouth, Waje, and Toolz.
Others include DJ Spinall, DJ Neptune, Eva Alordiah, Bouqui, Timi Dakola, Phenom, JJC, Lynxxx, DotStar, ZaraGetti, D’Prince, Iyanya as well as Samklef, KCee, Brymo, Bovi, Iceberg Slim, Jimmy Jatt, 9ice, Mr. Raw and Mo’Cheddah.
Celebrity host and popular Beat FM OAP, Toolz and MTV Creative Director Tim Horwood have been revealed as judges in the MTV Base VJ Search – Nigeria. Together with previously announced judge Banky W (@BankyW), Toolz and Horwood will be helping to identify the brand new VJ who will become one of the key faces of the music network, hosting programmes on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and on the MTV Base block on STV.
Thousands of people are expected to turn up at the auditions for the MTV Base VJ Search, which will take place on 1 December at Fantasy Land, Lagos with stars Ice Prince, Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy on hand to lend their support. So far, MTV Base has received hundreds of video submissions from Nigerian youth eager to get their big break into the TV and music business. To apply for the MTV Base VJ Search, upload a short clip (maximum file size 8MB) at www.mtvbase.com or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or upload a clip to Vimeo or YouTube and send the link to email@example.com.
The winner of the VJ search will become one of the key faces of the music network, hosting programmes on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and on the MTV Base block on STV.
The MTV Base VJ Search is open to Nigerian citizens aged between 18-25, with fluent spoken English and a valid Nigerian passport. Applicants already associated with another major TV or radio station are not eligible to participate. For full terms and conditions, or to download the registration form, please go to www.mtvbase.comand follow the links to the MTV Base VJ Search page.