Following the death of Oliver Mtukudzi's death on Wednesday, social media users have taken to the Internet to warn infamous funeral artist Lebani Sirenje aka Rasta, to stay away from painting the artist.
Over the past few months Rasta has found himself at the butt end of jokes on social media after his paintings of celebrities both alive and dead have gone viral.
Despite the warning, it seems Rasta will forge ahead and paint his music idol. According to TshisaLIVE Rasta sad that the late Zimbabwean inspired by Oliver him and he feels compelled to honour him through a painting.
Even though many have complained that Rasta’s drawing were not that great, he said that it would be a great injustice for him to not paint Oliver.
Rasta, who is now used to the criticism, said that he let the "hate" slide because in most times people judge his incomplete work.
He went on to say that drawing is a passion and something he lives for.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that he faced the wrath of social media after painting the late Akhumzi Jezile and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. He later went on to paint ProKid and social media users were less than impressed. His most recent painting of South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has left the nation begging for him to stop.
Let’s see what he does with this one.
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