Ehiz is taking on the mantle as the new host for Apple Music 1’s Africa Now show effective June 10th.
Nigerian TV presenter, media personality and influencer Dadaboy Ehiz has today been announced as the host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1 as its 3rd season, starts Friday 10th June.
Season one of the show was hosted by Nigerian disc jokey, producer DJ Cuppy, and then season 2 by Luthando Shosha who is famously known as ‘Lootlove’.
The show’s format shall continue to run based on the Africa Now playlist, Africa Now Radio with Dadaboy Ehiz and continue to showcase the latest African sounds, be it Amapiano, Afrobeats, Highlife, Alte, Afro-House, Hip-Hop, Bongo Flava, or Kuduro.
Over its two-year run, Africa Now Radio, Apple Music Radio’s first global African music radio show, has featured exclusive interviews with some of the continent’s biggest superstars including Davido, Tems, DJ Maphorisa, Teni, CKay, Black Coffee, Joeboy, Omah Lay, Mr Eazi, Olamide, Fireboy DML, Nasty C, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Patoranking, Rema, Angelique Kidjo, Asa, Diamond Platnumz and Adekunle Gold.
Speaking about what this opportunity means to him, the 34 year old media personality has expressed his excitement for the new role saying:
“I am super excited to be the new host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1!” says Ehiz. “I’m thrilled about people experiencing African music from my point of view and being the face of such a prestigious show. We’re about to have a great time! It’s going to be a wonderful journey so make sure you’re strapped in properly because you’re about to have one smooth ride. I’m ready!”
About Dadaboy Ehiz:
Born in Lagos, Nigeria as the youngest in a family of 5, Ehizojie “Dadaboy Ehiz” Okeoguale is a bright, vibrant and charismatic presenter. He kicked off his career while studying Computer Electronics degree at Lead City University in Oyo State, where he hosted a number of shows and after he won the MTV Base VJ search in 2013, he began to rise to the top of his game. As the host of The Top Ten Naija Countdown, he has also worked with some of the biggest global brands including Heineken, Coca Cola, and Smirnoff. Additionally, he proactively creates content for his online platform – Dadaboy TV and The Dadaboy Show, which acts as a culture custodian to bridge the gap between millennials, generations X and Z and by having open and honest conversations with people who have excelled in the creative industry.
Starting June 2022, Ehiz takes over as the new host of Africa Now Radio on global radio Apple Music 1.
Africa Now Radio with Dadaboy Ehiz debuts on Friday 10 June at 9a Lagos/London / 10a Johannesburg/Paris / 1a LA / 4a NYC on Apple Music 1 and broadcast on Cool FM in Nigeria every Sunday at 6pm. Listen live or anytime on-demand here.