- Shimza has joined the list of Mzansi celebs who have done their bit to help needy families amid the Covid-19 pandemic
- He went back to his hometown, Tembisa, to hand out food parcels to 200 needy families
- The popular DJ partnered with local councillors from the area to complete the mission
Charity really begins at home for DJ Shimza.
The DJ, whose real name is Ashley Raphela, went back to his hometown to donate food parcels to needy families amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
He joined a list of Mzansi celebs who have done their bit to help people affected by the coronavirus outbreak around the world.
Shimza partnered with ward councillors in Tembisa on Wednesday to distribute food parcels to 200 needy families and those who have lost their income due to the country's ongoing lockdown.
Shimza told Briefly.co.za:
"Being from Tembisa and seeing the impact that the Covid 19 virus has had on communities - especially mine - I had to make sure I do my part and give back while helping out safely where I can."
Shimza's fans commended him for his good deed.
"Well done South Africa and Africa at large, a black child can't go hungry under your watch. History will remember you."
"That's good man, we all need that support as we locked indoors."
"Well done Shimza, may God bless you bra."
In other, not so positive news about Shimza, Briefly.co.za reported that tweeps recently accused the DJ of not supporting up-and-coming artists when he rudely told DJ Ceega he couldn't play in his virtual lockdown sessions.
The tables turned just a few days later when tweeps found out that Ceega had made a million from his December gigs alone.
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