Game & Nas Head To Africa For MTV Awards

Queens lyricist Nas and Compton rapper The Game have both been confirmed to perform at this year’s esteemed MTV Africa Awards in Abuja, Nigeria.

“The idea of bringing an international rap star like Nas to the awards demonstrates Zain’s willingness to always explore opportunities that will allow for cross-cultural experiences,” Mayo explained in a statement to the Nigerian Tribune. “The brand is most associated with music in Africa, [and] the company will continue to contribute immensely to the development of music in the continent.”

The Africa MTV Awards will be broadcast of Saturday November 22 through local affiliates throughout Africa.

At press time, MTV has not verified if all or portions of the award show will be made available for the U.S. audience.