Roki in Big Brother Africa show

Multichoice made the announcement in an email message saying “Roki going to Big Brother.”

The young musician will be part of the seven celebrities from across Africa, selected for what will be known as the BBA Star Game.

“With less than 3 days to go before the start of BIG BROTHER STARGAME on Africa Magic Entertainment and DSTV channel 198, the game has well and truly begun,” Multichoice said.

“Today (Thursday May 3), just 24 hours after three images of the newly designed house were revealed, came Biggie’s latest surprise…the news that 7 celebrity housemates would be part of the seventh season of Africa’s biggest reality TV show.”

Some $ 300 000 winner prize money is on the table for the winners of the show which will see contestants doubling up to play the 91 day show.

Rocky will enter the BBA house in Johannesburg, South Africa on Sunday evening with other contestants from around Africa.

The contestants comprise of a stylish entertainer, stand-up comedian and television pro DKB from Ghana (26), tough, talented rap icon Prezzo from Kenya (32), award-winning songstress Lady May from Namibia (25) and dramatic pop music sensation Goldie from Nigeria (28).

The famous socialite, model and businesswoman Barbz from South Africa (34) and the unforgettable, highly successful R&B diva Mampi from Zambia (25) will also be part of the BBA.