- AKA took to social media to offer some words of comfort to those who had been feeling the economic effects of the pandemic
- Supa Mega posted a message of hope and said he was thinking about and praying for anyone who worked in the hospitality and entertainment industries
- The rapper acknowledged how Covid-19 and the restrictions trying to control it had affected livelihoods and he offered optimism in getting through the crisis
AKA decided to take to his social media to offer some small gesture of hope and empathy to those working in the hospitality and entertainment industries.
The rapper wrote a message that explained how he was thinking of and praying for anyone whose livelihood had been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the regulations attempting to control it.
Supa Mega also wrote that he was hopeful everything would turn out okay but encouraged people to be resourceful and stay strong despite the financial and emotional strain.
AKA specifically shouted out some occupations but directed his message at anyone in the industry who was struggling due to the virus and its widespread effects.
His tweet read:
"Hey restaurant, shebeen owners, workers, waiters, waitresses, artists, DJ’s or generally anyone in the hospitality and/or entertainment industry ... I’m thinking about you and praying everything is going to be ok. Stay Strong, Be Resourceful ... sending you LOVE"
Commenters' replies varied, with some even explaining their own situations and how they'd been struggling for work through the pandemic. One follower described her situation as:
@phumieqwabe: "We are not copying at all , I work for a cruise ship and we last worked in March , no work no pay and we have families depending on us this is just too much"
Many others responded with their own tales and hopes that the nightmare that is Covid-19 eventually ends.
In other news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on when DJ Black Coffee took a boys' trip with his family and took some time to connect with them.
Black Coffee has established himself overseas and the DJ spends quite a lot of his time abroad. He recently shared with his followers that he took some time out of his busy schedule to spend some much-needed time with his family.
Coffee took to Instagram to share a few details about his visit with his 2.9 million followers:
"My mother said a little prayer before our short left yesterday. For our short trip as young men of the family, to hang out, have good and uncomfortable conversations about who we are and what we are trying to be," wrote Black Coffee.
The DJ also said that the young men of his family, as well as himself, are still trying to figure out what life holds for them. The group went on a game drive to unwind.
Coffee then said that he was grateful for his family, especially during the trying times the world is currently facing. He also shared a number of pictures with his family members.
The DJ's fans took to the comments section to express how they felt about his heartfelt post about family:
topdoog commented: "To creating family conversations that lead to lasting legacies to our continent."
nunu8282 said: "That's awesome. Aligning ourselves."
carolsollanas commented: "Uncomfortable conversations are for progress."
pdestiny77 commented: "Family over everything."
marimbaworldtravel said: "I wish I was there."
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