“Hayi Rasta”: Saffas React to Rasta’s Portrait of the Late Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo

“Hayi Rasta”: Saffas React to Rasta’s Portrait of the Late Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo

  • The famous artist, Rasta, has done it again as he pays tributes to the late Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo with a portrait
  • @RastaArtist says he hopes Makhobo’s soul will repose peacefully and has dropped two art pieces to honour the former African National Congress leader
  • South Africans have reacted with immediate effect but some people believe the artist is adding to the country’s woes

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There is only one artist in Mzansi that can cause controversy and that is Rasta, the man has just displayed his latest artwork on social media. The controversial figure has drawn the late City of Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo.

South Africans have also taken to the comments section to share their reactions but many are not so kind to the artist.

@RastaArtist is paying tribute to the mayor who was laid to rest on Wednesday in Jozi and many of his followers have expressed funny, yet critical remarks on the piece.

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Rasta, Portrait, Joburg, Mayor, Geoff Makhubo
Saffas are very critical of Rasta’s portrait of the former Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo. Image: @RastaArtist/Twitter
Source: Twitter

The post reads:

@NtsebiH said:

“You are drawing someone else now stop it.”

@Hoodparody07 said:

“Rasta hayii manje..tuu.”

@MakondolowoDuma sid:

“We are facing three pandemics now including Rasta.”

@FMavaza said:

“Rasta please draw Jacob Zuma? I want to see something.”

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@Kenny_Monei said:

“This looks like Fana Mokoena.”

@Govhani10 said:

“This is Sipho Maseko.”

@Bokoromonio said:

“You still use Nokia N70 Jahman."

@Mrendy_Swazi said:

“Those wristbands, it doesn't even slide.”

“This guy must stop”: Mzansi reacts to Rasta’s latest painting of DJ Tira

Looking at other reports on the famous artist, Briefly News covered a story that 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. Some have advised the controversial artist to stop drawing celebrities, suggesting he has no talent.

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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.

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