- Boity became the recipient of the highest honour for women in South African hip-hop on 10 December
- Mzansi Twitter users sounded off on Boity’s notable South African Hip Hop Awards achievement, with many claiming she was undeserving
- Boity fans came to her defence, sharing congratulatory messages with the musician and media personality
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Boity Thulo is South Africa’s most decorated South African female hip-hop artist since last Friday’s South African Hip Hop Awards show. The Bakae rapper’s latest pat on the back has resulted in an online back-and-forth among her haters and supporters.
Boity being recognised as 2021’s best female artist during the South African Hip Hop Awards has proven controversial. Twitter users have been chewing over her victory since the award ceremony aired on Friday evening.
Several hip-hop lovers argued that other nominees such as Gigi Lamayne were more suited to receive the recognition. Some even presented the possibility that Boity won due to sympathy votes instead of talent.
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“Nonsense! Disrespectful to Gigi.”
“Nomoozi was leading with online votes, what a wow. We all sympathise with Boity but not to this extent.”
“This is a joke right?”
While most netizens seemed against Boity’s triumph, her peers and fans showed their support. South African hip hop DJ Ms Cosmo took to the app to share her more positive opinion on Boity’s win, writing:
“Yesssssss so proud of you mama…”
“Yeaaaaas ma’am so wild! You deserve it and I’m so proud of you mama…”
Masechaba Khumalo added:
“Onwards and upwards Queen.”
Boity Thulo shares advice on taking control of your power and not letting negativity consume you
Briefly News previously reported that Boity Thulo could not care less what people have to say about her haring how she manages to block out the haters. Taking to social media, Boity reminded people that something can only bother them if they give it power.
Boity shared she wants peeps to not let negativity seep into their lives and stop them from thriving. She explained that the practice was her secret to staying composed despite the constant backlash she - like many other celebs - receives.
Having been in the Mzansi entertainment game for some time, Boity has learnt a thing or two about protecting her peace. Sis has faced many battles but she has never let them defeat her.
Source: Briefly News