You want to know what MI, Omawumi, Dr. Sid, Wande Coal, Dj Humility
and Mo'Cheddah have in common?
Well – as well as being some of Nigeria's hottest artists – these are just a few of the talented musicians lining up to participate in MTV base's exciting new music and street culture quiz titled – MTV base.IQ.
The show which is sponsored by Cadbury's Buttermint will premier on MTV base (DStv Channel 322), STV and AIT start from this week.
Brilliant rapper, M.I, alongside multi-talented Sound Sultan as well as beautiful vocalist, Wande Coal and others have been sneaking into some of the hottest hangouts in Lagos with the host – VJ C-VON to ambush fans with an impromptu questions.
The initiative is powered to check how much artistes, sports stars, DJs, actors, actresses and fans know about Nigerian music and street culture through a series of specially designed MTV base questions on Nigerian artistes, personalities, song lyrics and more.
Recorded in various campuses, neighbourhoods and local spots around
Lagos, Nigeria, Base IQ's major aim is to give young Nigerians the chance to represent where they come from by putting their musical knowledge to test.
Base IQ kicks off today (August 18, 2010) and divided into two series. Series 1 will run for thirteen fast paced episodes while series 2 will continue in January 2011.
Fans can participate on the show by logging on to MTV Base official website www.mtvbase.com.