All is set for Nigerian pop star, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido to feature as the first Nigerian panelist on the popular American TV series, Comedy Central Roast, Premium Times reports.
The popular newspaper also revealed, Davido would be joined by the likes of Pierre and Moshe, Francois Van Coke, Mark Fish, Nina Hastie, Moonchild Sanelly, Joey Rasdien, Papa Penny and Pearl Thusi (Roast Master).
“I’m such a big fan of Comedy Central, this is going to be a hilarious night. I’m ready, Africa are you ready? This is a Roast so nothing is off limits!,” Davido said while commenting on his new role.
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa), Alex Okosi, added, “At VIMN Africa, we continuously evolve and innovate content to create unique and engaging experiences for our audiences that drive culture. In a continental first, this Comedy Central Roast now transcends boundaries by welcoming Africa’s international star, Davido, to the panel.”
Comedy Central Roast is a popular American TV series which features a selected panel, made up of the celebrity’s peers as well as popular comedians, who comically trash the `honoured guest’ both personally and professionally.