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Rasta’s painting of Zahara leaves Mzansi worried

Well known artist, Rasta, has become the main topic once again over his depiction of singer Zahara which has left netizens complaining about the artist’s inconsistency. The funeral of Zahara, whose real name is Bulelwa Mkutukana, took place at the East London International Convention Center (ELICC) in Eastern Cape on Saturday.


The service attended by dignitaries such as Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Zizi Kodwa, Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane, Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spokesperson, Sinawo Tambo. Zahara’s funeral took place at the East London Convention Centre and was attended by hundreds of mourners.


Amongst the dignitaries who attended was Minister of Sports, Arts & Culture Zizi Kodwa. In one viral pic, the minister is seen chatting to Rasta. Lesufi wasn’t the only Premier to speak out. Eastern Cape official Lubabalo Mabuyane tweeted that Rasta’s portrait had caught his eye. However, he had far nicer things to say than other X users. When one tweep criticised the artist, Mabuyane clapped back: “This is our Rasta.

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Michael Jackson‘s nephew, Jaafar Jackson, is set to portray the King of Pop in an upcoming biopic titled ‘Michael. In a recent turn of events, Michael Jackson’s estate has successfully stopped the auction of extremely rare unreleased recordings by the late singer, often referred to as the King of Pop.

Michael Jackson

Gotta Have Rock and Roll had planned to auction over two dozen master tapes, recorded in 1994 at The Hit Factory in New York, expecting to fetch up to $4,000 per tape. Read more

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