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Ntandose Crowned MTV Base VJ Search Winner


Ntandose Crowned MTV Base VJ Search Winner

The 25-year-old Daveyton resident who describes herself as “passionate, strong and colourful”, stood out from over 8000 hopefuls and her fellow finalists, Namibian born Cape Town based, Nalitye Shaninga and Angolan born Joburger, Jonatao Morais.

She has officially been added as a MTV Base VJ Search alumni alongside Sizwe Dhlomo, Fikile “Fix” Moeti, Nomuzi Mabena, Sandile Ntshingila and Tshego Koke.

Commented Ntandose Mosibi: “I still cannot believe I won, feels like someone is going to wake me up and say I am being pranked, it all hasn’t sunk in. I am super excited to be part of the MTV Base team, finally, my dreams to work on television are coming true.”

In the finale episode hosted by Tshego Koke, audiences witnessed the four cities tour – Durban, Cape Town, East London and Johannesburg – through the experiences of the judges; award-winning actor and funny man Thomas Gumede(Ridiculousness Africa), presenter and actress Boity Thulo, music icon Kelly Khumalo and comedian Tol A$$ Mo (You Got Got).

This was followed by the personal experiences of the three finalists which ended with Ntandose Mosibi being declared the winner of the competition and scooping up the prizes worth over half a million rand. These include a 12-month contract with MTV Base, a year’s supply of fruity Breezers to keep life colourful, a brand new Tipo from vehicle manufacturer Fiat, and an all-expenses paid trip to Thailand courtesy of Breezer to celebrate her win in colourful and vibrant way.

Said Monde Twala, Vice President for Youth, Music and BET at Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa): “This season of MTV Base VJ Search has once again highlighted VIMN Africa’s commitment as an entertainment destination of choice for youth culture. Ntandose’s win will transform her life, as many may have witnessed with Tshego Koke’s win in 2017. We are thrilled to have Ntandose as part of the MTV family and look forward to growing her brand within the MTV Base brand.”

“This has been an exciting journey and Ntandose has all the attributes we believe make for a fabulous new MTV Base VJ – youthful, vibrant and full of life,” said Francois Portier, Managing Director for Bacardi Limited South Africa. “Breezer is all about good crazy fun and inspiring people to live their life in colour. We’re thrilled to have played a part in helping Ntandose’s dreams come true as partners for a second year in the MTV Base VJ Search.”

Said Musa Wilkinson, Head Of Marketing Communications at Fiat: “Congratulations to Ntandose Mosibi. Fiat is a distinctive Italian brand renowned for making small cars that have a big presence, due to their inherent style and universal appeal. We believe that Ntandose has similar qualities, which is why she’s a winner and looks set to have an amazing career in television. We cannot wait to hand her the keys to her new Fiat Tipo.”

The MTV Base VJ Search is brought to you by Breezer. Live Life in Colour.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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