Some of Nigeria’s hottest MCs have been announced as hosts for the new
Beat FM and Hennessy HipHop show, “The VS Class”. Nigeria’s iconic
lyricist, Mode9, Nigeria’s number one female MC, Sasha P, talented rap
duo, Show Dem Camp and fast rising female rapper, Eva Alordiah will be
hosting the first edition of the show.
“The VS Class” put together by premium cognac brand, Hennessy in
partnership with leading urbane radio station, The Beat 99.9FM, will
premiere at 10PM on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
“I can’t wait to hear these upcoming rappers spit on the mic… The VS
Class show is a good step to promoting rap culture in Africa. This is
the first rap show to ever hold in Nigeria and I am really exciting to
be a part of it.” Mode9 says.
“I’m eager to hear what these guys have to offer… Hennessy and Beat FM
are really doing a great job promoting upcoming rappers with this
platform. Thursday is going to be a great day!” Eva says.
Other hosts will be announced as the show progresses.
Auditions, which have been in progress for two weeks now, will see
some talented MCs go head to head to get bragging rights as the ones
to look for in Nigeria.
“The VS Class” has been created to discover and promote budding MCs
and to give back to the Hip Hop community in the Nigeria. The hip-hop
show will address Hip Hop conversations including Hennessy’s image as
HipHop’s number one spirit as well as the celebration of hip hop, both
in the local and international entertainment industries.
The VS Class will feature three episodes in 2014 to begin with and
have well known MCs, lyricists and DJs in the Nigerian music industry
as guests on the show.