- AKA recently took to social media to share that his track Energy has reached gold status
- AKA shared a screenshot of a DM he received from Nota Baloyi telling him the good news
- Mzansi tweeps, who don't believe AKA, took to his comment section to accuse him of "cooking" plaque
AKA recently took to social media to share that his single titled Energy has now reached gold status. Supa Mega shared a a screenshot of a direct message he received from Nota Baloyi telling him that Energy has gone gold.
The Fela In Versace hitmaker took to Twitter to share the news with his fans even though Nota told him not to share the news yet.
AKA dropped the single in May this year along with Monuments and Cross My Heart. AKA ignored Nota's instructions and posted the screenshot on Twitter. He captioned it: "God is great."
Mzansi Hip-hop followers took to his comment section to share mixed reactions after he revealed that the track has gone gold. Some of them accused Mega of "cooking" gold plaques while others said they'll believe him when they see the actual plaque.
Maybe AKA shared the news because Nota now works for RiSA. According to SAHipHopMag, Nota was recently appointed as the deputy chairman of the Recording Industry of South Africa. Check out some of the comments from tweeps after AKA shared that his song has gone gold.
"We want to see the certificate."
"He cooked this plaque. Check the date he said he released it."
"They said don't share."
"They have gossip groups on WhatsApp."
"Cav the dates azidibani (don't correspond). Another cooked plaque."
"So obsessed with false streams and numbers. Creating negativity to hype your music sales and streams. Gawd."
"Lmaoooo Kiernan cooked numbers, even the dates don't correspond. He said Energy was released in 2019...banna."
In related news, Briefly.co.za recently reported that YoungstaCPT took to social media to throw shade at Mzansi artists who allegedly buy plaques. The Cape Town based rapper implied that some of the country's musicians buy their gold and platinum plaques.
A lot of Mzansi hip-hop artists have been receiving the plaques lately. Award-winning rapper Yanga Chief received his gold plaque back in September for his single titled UTatakho. Cassper Nyovest's track titled Amademoni was also recently certified gold.
YoungstaCPT, who compares himself to 2Pac and Nas after SAMAs loss, took to Twitter on Thursday, 6 November to share his thoughts on the plaques. The rapper wrote:
"You can buy a gold or platinum plaque, you can’t buy love and respect."
The rapper was responding to a fan who shared a pic where Youngsta was receiving love and respect from one of his fans.
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