Kenya among destinations as Nick Cannon brings 'Wild 'N Out' comedy show to Africa

Kenya among destinations as Nick Cannon brings 'Wild 'N Out' comedy show to Africa

American actor, rapper, and comedian Nick Cannon

American actor, rapper, and comedian Nick Cannon, renowned for his hit comedy TV show "Wild 'N Out," is set to make his debut in Africa, with Kenya being one of the selected countries for the show's expansion.

Cannon, 43, has announced plans to bring his wildly popular comedy platform to the African continent, promising to spotlight and support local comedic talents.

"Wild 'N Out," known for its blend of improvisational comedy, rap battles, and celebrity guest appearances, has garnered a massive following worldwide since its inception.

Now, Cannon aims to tap into Africa's rich pool of comedic talent, providing a platform for aspiring comedians to showcase their skills on an international stage.

Speaking about his decision to bring "Wild 'N Out" to Africa, Cannon expressed his excitement at the prospect of discovering fresh comedic voices and engaging with diverse cultures. He encouraged comedians from Kenya and neighbouring countries to sign up for auditions.

"Africa, are you ready?! We bringing Wildnout to the Motherland!! I’m looking for the funniest and most talented people on the Continent! Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Botswana, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco, Ethiopia, Somalia, Capetown and Johannesburg! What Country has the best comedians? We are about to find out! Tag them, comment and Repost! We casting now!!!" Cannon posted on Instagram.

In addition to providing a platform for local comedians, "Wild 'N Out Africa" aims to foster cultural exchange and celebrate the diversity of humour across the continent. 


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