Somizi agrees with AKA

By Drum Digital
20 June 2016

Idols SA judge, choreographer, actor and reality star Somizi Mhlongo says he still doesn't get why there is gap in treatment between local and international artists.

In an interview with BONA Magazine July issue, Somizi spoke about how international artists get what they want saying; "When global artists perform in SA, they list their demands, such as personal dressing rooms and bodyguards, they get that".

He also said that the reason why this may be happening is because local acts are not asking for what they deserve. "Our local artists are yet to fully express themselves, and ask for what they want and rightfully deserve," Somizi urged in the interview.

Somizi's comments come hot on the heels of rapper AKA speaking out on how international artist gets better treatment than compared to their local counter parts. In a series of tweets (see below) AKA addressed the issue, including revealing how local acts were treated unfairly at the recent J Cole concert at the TicketPro Dome.  

     

Source: BONA Magazine

Pic: Somizi Mhlongo Instagram

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