- Riky Rick and GoodLuck came under fire for their packed concerts amid the Covid-19 pandemic
- Riky Rick and GoodLuck trended online after videos of their events trended
- They have been slammed for not adhering to Covid-19 lockdown regulations
Riky Rick and GoodLuck have been slammed on social media for breaking lockdown regulations. Videos of the musicians' weekend gigs went viral on social media.
Riky and GoodLuck have been called out after footage from their events showed partygoers breaking Covid-19 rules.
Riky posted a video of his gig in Mpumalanga where a large crowd sang along to Big Zulu and Riky's massive tune titled Imali Eningi. There was no social distancing and masks in sight. The rapper has since deleted the video but it trended after a tweep shared it on Twitter.
While the tweep praised Riky for shutting down Mpumalanga, others slammed him for holding a "superspreader" event amid the pandemic.
"No social distancing, no masks, what a mess."
"You mean shut it down with a superspreader event? How prophetic!!"
GoodLuck was also dragged for their packed performance amid the second wave of Covid-19 infections.
The electronic band took to Twitter and apologised for their Sunday performance. The band wrote:
"We would like to offer our sincerest apology to all of our fans, friends and family. We had nothing but the best of intentions going into Sunday's performance and we are bitterly disappointed that things got out of control for even 1 minute. Its a massive reminder to stay vigilant."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that DJ Shimza is concerned about the escalating number of Covid-19 cases in Mzansi due to entertainment events. The musician has taken to social media to call Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa out for ignoring his proposal about cutting down on social gatherings.
Shimza took to Twitter on Monday, 14 December and shared that Mthethwa blue ticked his proposal that would have seen artists continue with virtual events on TV. Shimza was one of the producers of a music show called #LockdownHouseParty on Channel O. It used to play on Friday and Saturday night during the stricter levels of Mzansi's coronavirus lockdown. The star wrote:
"Submitted a proposal to Minister @NathiMthethwaSA for us to be able to afford to continue with events on TV so we could continue paying artists and people in the technical space and got no response. Now we out scrapping for work, people are gathering and the virus is spreading."
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