- Controversial artist, Rasta, has once again attracted reviews on social media after painting a portrait of the award-winning DJ Tira
- Posted by @AdvoBarryRoux, the account holder is not convinced that it is in fact DJ Tira who is pictured in Rasta's latest work
- According to the Twitter community, Rasta has got it all wrong with Tira and some have argued that he should call it a day
- Briefly News went to look at the comments on the painting and selected a few reactions as many trash the infamous painter's contribution to the art scene
A portrait by a well-known Mzansi artist, Rasta, on veteran DJ Tira is circulating in social media circles.
Posted by @AdvoBarryRoux, the work of one of Mzansi’s finest deejays has caught the attention of the online community, who are divided on the quality of the art piece.
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Some have advised the controversial artist to stop drawing celebrities, suggesting he has no talent.
Tira is one of the most celebrated celebrities in the Mzansi music scene and hails from KwaZulu-Natal. Many on social media are certain that he will not be pleased with Rasta's sketch.
Twitter community not impressed
“Rasta does it well when he is paid R1 500.”
“Most of you here couldn't even draw your eyebrows or locusts in general science, but it is OK.”
“Even the watch got the timing wrong.”
“If Rasta says it's him, then it is him.”
“We all should know Rasta by now lol.”
“He must stick to painting the dead, otherwise chesa mpama.”
“He definitely smoked too much.”
Funding from a good Samaritan
Briefly News reported that the infamous painter Rasta the artist, who is notorious for sketching portraits of prominent personalities when they die, recently received a financial donation to purchase paint.
He spoke to Briefly News in an exclusive interview:
“I am so happy to announce that we are back on track; some good Samaritans donated money to me after the public appeal we put out,” said Rasta, whose real name is Lebani Sirenje.
Opening up to his thousands of followers recently on his Facebook fan page, Rasta wrote:
“It’s been a very busy 2021 with us losing our beloved ones and public figures. As a result I’ve officially run out of paint. Please DM for donations.”
Someone did indeed pull through for Rasta so he showed off some fresh work in celebration and appreciation.
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