Reason Pleads With Music Bodies SAMRO and RISA to Nurture Young Talents: “Invite Maphorisa to Be on the Board”

Reason Pleads With Music Bodies SAMRO and RISA to Nurture Young Talents: “Invite Maphorisa to Be on the Board”

  • Popular rapper and Amapiano star Reason, also known as Sizwe Alakine has called upon music bodies in the country to work with the younger generation
  • Reason shared his sentiments following the recent SA Music Awards, which fans have said was a flop
  • He said entities such as SAMRO and RISA should have the likes of DJ Maphorisa on their board of directors for new ideas

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Top Mzansi rapper and Amapiano star Sizwe Alakine also known as Reason, has taken to social media to call upon South African music bodies to work with the younger generations of artists.

Sizwe Alakine on RISA and SAMRO
Reason has asked music bodies in SA to work with younger artists. Image: @reasonhd.
Source: Instagram

Reason's plea comes following the South Africa Music Awards that caused a stir on social media. Many people said the award ceremony, which was hosted by Lawrence Maleka and Nandi Madida, was a flop. The event, which was returning after a two-year break, failed to live up to Mzansi's expectations despite being held on two separate days.

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According to TimesLIVE, the rapper was referring to the SAMPRA Artist of the Year category that disappointed many. Reason took to his Twitter to say music bodies should work with the like of DJ Maphosrisa to avoid embarrassment. He wrote:

“Dear @RiSARAV @SAMROMusic @OfficialSAMPRA please get young music executives on your boards now. There’s no way you’re gonna embarrass us and yourselves like this . Invite Maphorisa to be a part of your collective or something. We are losing faith in you like this. Please.”

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The star has been sharing details about her pregnancy which she managed to keep top secret until the birth of her baby, whose gender is yet to be revealed.

According to ZAlebs, the Have Faith star took to her Instagram page to share a family photo with her husband, Nzuzo Njilo and another picture showing a glimpse of baby Sky. Nketsi told fans that she was seven months pregnant when the photos were taken. She also revealed that she was excited because her baby bump was starting to show.

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