UkhoziFM Top 10 list causes a stir, station gets accused of tribalism

UkhoziFM Top 10 list causes a stir, station gets accused of tribalism

- UkhoziFM's popular Top 10 list with nominees for Song of The Year has been released

- Just like the previous list, this one has riled many music lovers up

- People are not happy with the list and even went as far as accusing the radio station of tribalism

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As the year is slowly coming to an end, it is time again for the top song of the year to be voted for.

South Africans love to vote for things and voting for their favourite songs is an activity they love. But if that song isn't on a list... well, they'll let the world and his aunt know.

UkhoziFM released its Top 10 list with nominees for the Song of The Year for 2019 and not everyone is happy with it.

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ZAlebs reported that the radio station released its list with the caption:

"The real Top 10 is out, start voting. #UkhoziNYE2019. We are OG's in the game. Others should just keep quiet."

With a massive number of listeners - about 7.5 million - UkhoziFM is one of the top radio stations in the world. But that doesn't keep is safe from haters.

People have accused the station of tribalism after the list was released.

Check out what some peeps had to say on Twitter:

This isn't the first time that UkhoziFM has been accused of promoting only one 'race'. Briefly.co.za reported that 2019 started off a little spicy for Mzansi’s award-winning DJ, Prince Kaybee.

After winning the Ukhozi FM Song of the Year title, a debate broke out that got Kaybee a little heated. It was with his hit single Banomoya that he won the sought-after award from UkhoziFM.

However, as always, haters had a little something to say about it. This was all because he won the award instead of King Monada. People accused UkhoziFM judges of tribalism.

They do not believe an artist born from another background would be allowed to win an award from a Zulu-based radio station.

Yoh, the culture card got pulled hard here but Kaybee fired back hard. He reminded haters that he is not even Zulu, so they need to take their tribalism nonsense and grow up.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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