Local poet and activist, Ntsiki Mazwai, has many opinions and she loves sharing them with Mzansi. According to her, an African rapping in an American accent is the same as wearing a weave - it's not authentic.
She had the Twitter streets buzzing when she said Cassper and AKA need to re-evaluate the messages attached to their music should they have any ambition of reaching the levels of the late ProKid.
Her latest opinion is that an African rapper doing his or her thing in an American accent is the same thing as wearing a weave, as also reported on by TimesLIVE.
It's no secret that Ntsiki is anti-weaves, but not everyone agreed with her on the rapper thing.
Many people feel that when it comes to music, everyone has their own way of doing things.
U sayin nasty c n all these other cats wearin a weave. Lol Ntsiki u on some hyped up ish today... How are they suppose to capture the global market then?
It's creativity. Art has no boundaries and knows not rules
Rapping is not even African it's American
Fail to understand your logic. Rap is an American art on its own. That's like saying people who speak English with a British accent is the same as wearing a weave.
Briefly.co.za noticed that Ntsiki went on to criticise South Africans who teach their children English but not their native tongue.
"It's embarrassing when your children [only] speak English... especially since it's done to appease and fit in [with] their white friends who don't care about learning your languages. You're so deeply insecure parents... and pathetic actually.
"What you wanna know English for? To go set up shop in Britain? Your people speak indigenous languages. Amen"
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