- Mzansi's infamous painter, Rasta, was involved in an artistic battle via social media
- A social media influencer tried to give Rasta some of his own medicine and unveiled a strange-looking drawing of him
- Rasta shunned the attempt, but all of their posts received a strong reaction from South Africans
South African artist Rasta is no stranger to controversy and his works of art are regularly mocked and criticised by the general public.
Twitter users were in for a visual and comedic treat this week, as the infamous artist traded blows with social media influencer Taka Tina.
Taka Tina is known for his admiration of radio personality and DJ, Lerato Kganyago, and Rasta produced yet another "masterpiece" in light of this.
Using an edited photo for inspiration, Rasta painted Taka Tina standing side-by-side with Kganyago.
The painting can be viewed in the below tweet.
In return, Taka Tina produced his own work of art and revealed a drawing of the well-known painter.
It seems the attempt wasn't well received as Rasta responded with a tweet, saying:
"You paint nonsense."
However, Briefly.co.za noted that tweeps loved the exchange between the two men, as all the tweets went viral.
Tilly (@Tillytiny1) said,
"Rasta must be persecuted."
Blackman_sed (@blackman_sed) responded,
"Umshayile rasta. We as Black Twitter members we are proud of you, keep doing the lord's work."
Cellular (@robzinterris) said,
"Ok'salayo loyo muntu ufana nawe... Taste your own medicine."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Rasta has painted two more members of the cabinet.
Photos showing his portraits of Nathi Mthethwa and Ayanda Dlodlo were posted online.
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