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DJ Maphorisa under fire for favouring Nigerians

American rapper Swae Lee who was unexpectedly criticised by angry tweeps from South Africa after tweeting about Amapiano and adding the Nigerian flag emoji to his tweet. Many locals took offence causing a Twitter storm. And now amapiano king, DJ Maphorisa has jumped on the bandwagon and encouraged South Africans to work with Nigeria since the country is more advanced with business and pop culture.

South Africans couldn’t be less impressed with Maphorisa and have now shared how they miss late rapper AKA who would’ve stood up for Mzansi.

DJ Maphorisa

The origins of amapiano has caused a grand debate on social media this week. This after US rapper Swae Lee used the Nigerian flag while praising the music genre.

South Africans were instantly riled up as they demanded credit.

On Wednesday this week, Prince Kaybee took to Twitter to tell South Africans to stop trying to “gatekeep culture”.

DJ Maphorisa

And now amapiano boss DJ Maphorisa has echoed Kaybee’s thoughts.

According to Phori, South Africans should be open to working with Nigerians because they are not only advanced when it comes to business, but also because they are more pop cultured.

Take a look at his clip below:

DJ Maphorisa gives advice to young Amapiano.

The post did not sit well with social media users who have now resorted to speaking about how much they miss slain rapper AKA.

According to them, he would have fought for Mzansi.

“I have a lot to argue about… but I’ll just leave it there for now because this Maphorisa guy is just thinking about his bag and nothing else. Guys we really miss #AKA, we are left with izilima zama artists,” one person wrote.

In other news – Where did Gogo Maweni’s baby daddy, former Sundowns player Siyabonga Zulu disappear to?

A local publication, Sowetan reported in January 2019 that the soccer player Siyabonga Zulu got fired by Mamelodi Sundowns after missing his disciplinary hearing and going AWOL.

Siyabonga Zulu

His sister, however, rubbished the claims and told the publication that his sangoma baby mama destroyed his soccer career by constantly showing up at his club to complain about him. This is after the TV show No Excuse Pay Papgeld camera crew arrived at his club looking for him to answer for his maintenance squabbles with his baby mama. Learn More

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