VIDEO: Meet Kacey Moore, Ghana’s first Big Brother Hotshots housemate, Tanzania’s Laveda and Zimbabwe’s JJ

Ghana’s first Big Brother Hotshots housemate, Kacey Moore has been unveiled by MNET and Endemol. Also unveiled in the 3rd set of Big Brother Hotshots housemates Zimbabwe’s JJ.

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Kacey Moore

Born in Accra, Kacey Moore is married and has a daughter. He is a poet and songwriter. He enjoys banku and okro stew and says his favourite books are the Bible, the dictionary and the thesaurus. He likes Usher and Lauryn Hill’s music. He describes himself as a go-getter, as well as punctual, a leader, a creator and a voice. His favourite quality is punctuality which is important to himself and others. Entering Big Brother Hotshots was purely a business decision for him, seeking exposure to the rest of the world. He promises viewers ‘a real person with no fakeness’. If he wins the grand prize, he’ll buy houses for his wife and mother and set up a recording studio so that he can record and release his album under his own label.

JJ calls himself ‘an entertainer’ on the back of his work as a singer, rapper, actor,songwriter and director. He entered Big Brother Hotshots because of the platform the show provides.He says that viewers can expect to be entertained and to have him for a gym partner every morning. If he wins the money, he’ll fix up his parents’ house, work on his first international album and donate some money to charity.
JJ loves Italian and Japanese food, his favourite book is Shakespeare’s Macbeth. His favourite musicians includes Stevie Wonder, Kanye West and MiCasa’s J.Something. He loves the film American Gangster, which stars his favourite actor Denzel Washington.He believes that the best thing about Africa is that “the people are all full of life”. He loves Inyaga in Zimbabwe, and hopes to return to Manchester in England, “home of the greatest football club and where I found my feet and my passion”, he says.



Age: 23

Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences graduate Laveda was born in  Dar Es Salaam. She’s single and describes herself as ‘eccentric, loving, caring, simple and fun’. Laveda is the eldest of three children and she has a younger brother and sister. She says her mom is her role model, because she has moulded her over the years and inspired her in different ways ‘through the struggles and joy of life’.

Laveda says her favourite foods are pasta and minced meat, and prawns. She loves to read John Grisham novels and enjoys the music of Shakira, D’Banj, Miriam Makeba, P.Square, Rihanna, Beyonce, Tiwo Savage, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Brenda Fassie. She’s a mean entertainer herself, she plays the saxophone, sings, acts and dances and thinks she’d make a ‘potential’ presenter. Laveda’s favourite movies include The Notebook, Titanic and Avatar.

She entered Big Brother Hotshots to be a role model and act as a voice for Africa’s youth. Laveda says that viewers can expect ‘massive entertainment’ from her and that if she wins, she’ll give her mom some money, ‘surprise disadvantaged children’, travel and invest the rest.

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