Nick Cannon Announces Search For Next Wild n Out Act From Kenya

Nick Cannon, the American comedian, actor, and television host, has set his sights on Africa in search of the continent’s funniest and most talented individuals.

On May 14, Cannon took to X (formerly Twitter) to announce his ambitious plan to bring his popular comedy show, Wild ‘N Out, to the Motherland.

The call for auditions extends to multiple African countries, including Kenya, signalling an unprecedented opportunity for local talent to shine on an international platform.

In his post, Cannon exclaimed, “Africa, are you ready?! We are bringing Wild N Out to the Motherland!! I’m looking for the funniest & 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 & Repost! We are casting now!!! #WildnOutAfrica”

By press time, the comedian had not shared how the recruitment will occur, but there remains anticipation that the information will be unveiled in the coming days.

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

Now, with plans to expand its reach to Africa, the show promises to provide a platform for African comedians to share their humour and perspectives with the world.

With the announcement, Cannon has ignited a buzz across Africa, with aspiring comedians and entertainers awaiting the chance to showcase their skills on the global stage.