Kwesta’s Take On Nasty C’s SAMAs Disqualifications And Making History

Following the disqualification of two of ‘s videos by South African Music Awards (SAMAs), made history as the most nominated hip hop act ever at the SAMAs with 6 nominations.

Ordinarily, one would have expected the Dakar II act to throw a party to celebrate this feat; however, is being even more humble and magnanimous in victory.

’s videos, “Good Girls and Don’t Do It“, were giving the chop after it was suggested by fans that they had not aired on national television before January 31, as the SAMAs rules require.

has now reacted even with the 6 nods which the mix-up left him with. The “Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe star chose brotherhood over awards.

He initially took to Twitter to damn the organizers of the event:

Then, In his interview to TshisaLIVE, Kwesta chose his words carefully, even while fuming that the organizers’ need to apologize and show some respect to . In his words:

“I don’t care about being the most nominated. Nothing has changed for me. I am still nominated in the same amount of categories as I was before this mess up. But I really feel that the organisers need to apologise. Apologise to the industry, but especially to Nasty C. This was a big mess and they should have at least apologised to him instead of hiding behind statements saying they had made a mistake,”.

Naturally, Kwesta would be elated but he made the victory lap a dedication to his loyal fans who he says he’ll still attend the awards for. What a class act!

Do you think Kwesta is capable of earning all six gongs at SAMA23? Share your thoughts below.


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