- The popular South African rapper, AKA, has hit out at SAA for not playing local songs on flights
- Currently, the national carrier is only playing international music
- The airline was quick to respond to the rapper and has promised to address the situation
The hit South Africa rapper, AKA, has hit out at South African Airways (SAA) on the fact that only international songs are being played on flights.
He said that this flies in the face of the national airline stands for. AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, is known for sometimes starting into politics and has a strong influence with his followers.
Briefly.co.za found that it was unsurprising that SAA was quick to respond to the criticism of the hit musician.
The airline acknowledged that it was an issue and something that they needed to address according to sahiphopmag.co.za.
AKA was happy to hear that SAA were working on the matter and that they were prepared to listen to the public.
Briefly.co.za covered AKA's tweet to SAA, blasting them for not playing local music and calling the national carrier an embarrassment.
The fact that SAA reacted and acknowledged the issue it a good sign for South Africa. It might be that in the future, we will be listening to local is lekker on your next flight.
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