Johannesburg, 6 March 2019: Ladies and Gentlemen: this is a final warning to drop any other plans or commitments that you may have been invited to. Nothing is more important than joining the country to witness the televisedComedy Central Roast of AKA on (DStv channel 122) on the 11th of March at 21h30 CAT and on Showmax on the 12th of March – you’ll crack up whenAKA explodes like a Cr-AKA-jack!

Viacom International Media Networks Africa will be bringing you all the sensational content from the Comedy Central Roast of AKA across four of their flagship channels on TX night, kicking off with AKA’s Microwave Roast onMTV Base, now available on DStv Access (DStv channel 322) at 19:00 CAT, followed by a backstage view in the Behind the Scenes Special on MTV (DStv channel 130) at 20:00 CAT. At 20:30 CAT, The BET Red Carpet Fashion Takeover of the Comedy Central Roast of AKA will cover all the celebrity glitz and glam on BET (DStv channel 129)Jason Goliath’s Pre-Roast Special at 21:00 CATwill propel you straight into the laughter and hilarity of the main show on Comedy Central at 21:30 CAT

Mr Forbes, also known as AKA, was in for a major “Victory Slap” when he came up against one of the most dangerously witty group of roasting panellists ever assembled. “The host who can boast the most roast”, Pearl Thusi fights fire with fire alongside panellists Mark “Fiiiiiiiiiish”, Papa Penny, out-of-orbitMoonchild Sanelly, ready-to-rumble Joey Rasdien, fire-spitting Nina Hastie, bad-boy Francois van Coke, “Nigerican” Davido and the ever-extravagantMoshe Ndiki setting AKA “A King Alight”!

To tantalise your taste buds, here is a sneak preview at what some of our foul-mouthed celebrity panellists had to say as they stoked the bonfire.

Davido
 snapped at AKA: “When you collaborate, make sure you get a weaker rapper or you’ll end up being a feature on your own song!”

Moshe ripped into Nina with: “Nina what do you know about trending – Papa Penny’s hairpiece has more followers than you!”

Mark did his best to burn Papa Penny with the following: “I am not sure how you made it onto this panel, I can’t wait to not understand a word you are saying!”

Joey cut to the bone when he quipped: “AKA’s biggest hit is when Black Coffee smacked his manager!”

Moshe took no prisoners, taking multiple swipes when he said: “AKA your beef with Cassper is boring – it was only number 143 of the biggest fights in the world. Number 3 was Moonchild vs. dandruff, number 2 was Davido vs. anything on the top shelf, number 1 was Bonang vs spell check!!”

Moonchild and Pearl had a slap-fest as they did their worst to smash each other’s reputations. Moonchild commented: “Pearl, you are an African, but you struggle to do an African accent!”, whilst Pearl threw thick mud saying: “Moonchild, to be fair, without that hair you are just Ntsiki Mazwai!”

The variety of VIMN Africa’s content specials starting from 19:00 CAT leading up to the Comedy Central Roast of AKA is as follows:

AKA’s Microwave Roast
 where Farieda Metsileng and the Microwave Boys will preheat the oven onMTV Base (DStv channel 322) at 19:00 CAT.

You can’t have a roast without pre-heating the oven and Farieda Metsilengintends to do just that. Joined by the infamous Microwave Boys, Farieda and her guests carry out MTV Base’s first ever mini-roast. Their target? AKA’s entire career.

MTV (DStv channel 130): Lasizwe & Kim Jayde’s Behind the Scenes Special at 20:00 CAT on Monday 11 March.

Find out what really goes down behind the scenes of the Comedy Central Roast of AKA with Lasizweand Kim Jayde as they expose everything backstage.  Find out what the roast panellists really think of one another and how they’ve prepared themselves for Grudgement Day.

BET (DStv channel 129): The BET Red Carpet Fashion Takeover of the Comedy Central Roast of AKA at 20:30 CAT on Monday 11 March.

Join fashionista Nomalanga and Tall Ass Mo on the red carpet of the Comedy Central Roast of AKA.  There will be glamour, style, pranks and controversy, all this and more right before the cruellest television event of the year.

Comedy Central
 (DStv channel 122): Jason Goliath’s Pre-Roast Special at 21:00 CAT on Monday 11 March.

The Comedy Central Roast of AKA will premiere on Monday, 11 March at21:30 CAT and on Showmax on Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

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