SABC Suspends In-house DJs Over Master KG’s Summer Song of the Year Win

DJ Boeli Alpheus Mailula and DJ Kwenisto Suspended Over ’s Summer Song of the Year Win. Source: / Instagram

DJ Boeli Alpheus Mailula and DJ Kwenisto, two of SABC’s disc jockeys who announced ’s “Skeleton Move” as Summer Song of the Year 2018 ahead of the official announcement, have been suspended from their jobs.

The announcement had seen , who is pushing the sound across  the world, walk away with a R100,00 cash prize as well as a brand new Kia sedan.

The announcement of Master KG as winner instead of (for his monster hit “Malwedhe”) outraged many across South Africa, who demanded outright that the DJs be sacked.

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Following the complaint from the public, the disc jockeys have seen been relieved of their positions and an internal investigation launched.

You @djboeli been getting away with nonsense for a long time le station sago ,we’re not gonna keep quiet about what happened last night ,fix it or we’ll march to sabc pololwane to demand your removal .we’re the people of #kingMonada” tweeted an angry fan going y the handle @Miss_Maletsiri.

Another, going by the handle @dinykay, tweeted: “#ThisYearWeReallyDontNeed #ThobelaFMYaka to rob and sabotage our #KingMonada we want justice

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“Malwedhe,” which inspired the #IdibalaChallenge, was one song that shook South Africa’s music foundation and travelled through Africa to to the Far East, earning King Monada a United Kingdom invitation in the process.

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