Adekunle Gold on the Bigger Friday Show
After two episodes of The Bigger Friday Show, hosted by lawyer turned rapper Falz The Bahd Guy, alongside Samantha Walsh, fast rising singer Adekunle Gold featured on episode 3 as a guest where he battled Falz in the signature sumo wrestling match.
The Bigger Friday Show is one of a number of revamped entertainment shows on MTV Base as content increasingly centers on viewers.
Emma Nyra is the victim of the celebrity prank and Basketmouth returned as Captain ‘Waste Man’ on this episode, after featuring as MC iLLest rapper on the second episode, which saw Lola Rae get pranked hilariously.
The debut episode featured Cynthia Morgan who failed a match question and Davido, who was the victim of a prank.
The Bigger Friday Show is part of MTV Base’s effort to target young urban African viewers and deepen audience participation and interaction.
Popularly known by his stage name Adekunle Gold, Adekunle Kosoko is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and graphic designer. Currently signed on YBNL Records, he describes his genre of music as urban highlife. His 2014 single Sade received massive airplays on various Nigerian radio stations.
His follow-up single titled Orente, also received positive reviews from music critics and listeners. In 2015, he was nominated in the Most Promising Act of the Year category at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards and was also nominated in the Best Alternative Song category at The Headies 2015 for Sade.
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