Does Tribalism Live In SA? Mixed Reactions As Khuzani And Makhadzi Win Song Of The Year

Have you ever heard of the guy? Maybe not but what happened in 2016 when a Maskadi song Van Damme ushered into 2017 has repeated itself.

Does Tribalism Live In SA? Mixed Reactions As Khuzani And Makhadzi Win Song Of The Year-SurgeZirc SA
Khuzani And Makhadzi/Photo File: SurgeZirc Media

Congratulations to the winner of the song of year… but who exactly is the winner? Well for some Khuzani took it and for others Makhadzi did.

It all depends on where you from, if you’re from Limpopo then it will be Makhadzi for you as most Limpopo radio stations declared her a winner but as for the rest of Mzansi, they’ve declared Khuzani as the winner.

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Have you ever heard of the guy? Maybe not but what happened in 2016 when a Maskadi song Van Damme ushered into 2017 has repeated itself. Khuzani is a Maskandi whose song Ijele was widely welcomed by the Bhinca nation.

Yep, that’s how he took it and obviously Makhadzi doesn’t need an introduction to some. Just in case you don’t know her, don’t worry it ain’t a crime. She’s the lady that gave us the Matorokisi hit song last year. Oh well, this year she gave a few nice songs too.

However, two artists winning song of the year has left South Africa divided with many agreeing that we have not only racism to deal with but also tribalism issue which stares us in the face.

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Meriam Thelele
Meriam Thelele
11 months ago

Elore khuzani ke nto mang?

Ndivhuwo Mathabi
Ndivhuwo Mathabi
11 months ago

That’s not true most of sabc radio stations declare Makhadzi as song of the year.

Gabela Kele-S'hawu Hercules
Gabela Kele-S'hawu Hercules
11 months ago

On UKhozi not South Africa

Syoh MaNkwali Mkhwananzi Vuthela
Syoh MaNkwali Mkhwananzi Vuthela
11 months ago

Hayi uBig Zulu usuka Natal but kuvale yena moss kuMhlobo

Sphesihle Nhinhi Esihle
Sphesihle Nhinhi Esihle
11 months ago

Dnt count Eastern Cape

Onkgolotse Dipale
Onkgolotse Dipale
11 months ago

SA know Makhadzi this guy is only known in KZN.

Daphney Mandudusi
Daphney Mandudusi
11 months ago

We love you makhadzi u are the winner

Mpendulo Mkhize
Mpendulo Mkhize
11 months ago

Waze wamubi u Makhazi ngathi u gogo u maskhakhane wangasekhaya

Sabelo Mangele
Sabelo Mangele
11 months ago

Nope Makhadzi worked very hard for this..as for Khuzani..he only won on Ukhozi FM..i still say Nomcebo Zikode shouldve won on Ukhozi Fm but keh im not saying anything
She won in 3 Radio stations
@Metrofm
@JoziFm
@LesediFm

Mai Mukandatsama Nancy
Mai Mukandatsama Nancy
11 months ago

Yes tribalism is bad in S.A. majority of Zulu are just a horrible bunch towards other tribes.

Themba Mnyamande
Themba Mnyamande
11 months ago

Niyahlanya Yaz Nina, ivoti elisebenzayo…

Ellnet Matodzi
Ellnet Matodzi
11 months ago

Themba Mnyamande so why the insult now let’s have some manners and respect each as we don’t get paid by this artist, it’s just a conversation

Masilo Sikiel
Masilo Sikiel
11 months ago

We can’t nominate one artist for song of the year they all deserved it at the end of day they are south africans.

Zamo Mbokazi
Zamo Mbokazi
11 months ago

UP!!! Mabhinca up…asambe Dlamlenze

Maxwell Makhanya
Maxwell Makhanya
11 months ago

You

Maxwell Makhanya
Maxwell Makhanya
11 months ago

Makaha

Maxwell Makhanya
Maxwell Makhanya
11 months ago

Makhanzy who is that what is the jandrer and what biggest station voted her cause we know Khuzani iJele that no. One viewed song all over

Maxwell Makhanya
Maxwell Makhanya
11 months ago

Let recount the votes, how many for makhanzy and how many for Khuzani? Khuzani made nearly 1 million votes and Makhanzy?

Sello Lyricalnest Makgakga
Sello Lyricalnest Makgakga
11 months ago

They deserve it but I feel Big Zulu was suppose to be in the mixed

Khid Carter SA
Khid Carter SA
11 months ago

Here it Minority vs Majority
Who ever got most votes between these 2 deserves song of the year…
And all i know is Khuzani Got 900k… in one station and how many she got in all her Home Votes?