The much talked about and anticipated Vuzu’s talent show is set to make a debut tonight. The Hustle talent search show will be looking for Mzansi’s newest hip hop sensations and is set to premiere on Tuesday, 14 July on Vuzu AMP. The winner of the inaugural The Hustle series, will walk away with R 250 000 in cash, courtesy of headline sponsors KFC, in partnership with Vuzu AMP. The rhyming sensation will also land a record and management deal, valued at R 250 000, from premier entertainment company Vth Season.
Set to emerge as a breakout star on the SA hip-hop scene, the winner will also scoop a fantastic R 100 000 music video for their winning song, accompanied by a 6-month public relations contract with African Star Communications. Global cognac brand, Hennessey have also come on board as a co-sponsor, to make the journey of SA’s hottest rapper more memorable.
Importantly, The Hustle champ will get a career-boosting opportunity to perform alongside respected heavyweights at this year’s Maftown Heights celebration, to be held in Johannesburg in November.
South African superstars AKA, Khuli Chana, Sammy Sosa a.k.a Sam Lehoko and Tumi Molekane are announced as the judges for the new upcoming Vuzu AMP’s talent search show “The Hustle”.
“Our judges have achieved commercial, critical and popular success – and that’s incredibly impressive in the competitive music industry,” says Nkateko Mabaso, director for Local Interest Channels at M-Net.
So be sure to catch The Hustle at 19:30 on Vuzu AMP, channel 114 on DStv.