Fans torn about new Brenda Fassie Netflix film with some threatening to boycott it because of Chicco

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A new Brenda Fassie documentary is coming to Netflix next year.
A new Brenda Fassie documentary is coming to Netflix next year.
Fani Mahuntsi

It's been more than 15 years since she has passed on, but her boldness, courage and vulnerability are still remembered. 

Brenda Fassie was a force – creative, iconic and a gifted singer who stole the hearts of many South Africans and fans across the world. 

Her hits have acquired classic status, so one would assume a documentary based on her life would have her fans jumping to watch it. But people are torn about the Netflix documentary based on her life set to premiere in 2023. 

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Not many details about it have been made public yet but fans of the legend have voiced their opinions on social media since news about the documentary broke. 

The singer allegedly was broke when she passed on due to her masters being owned by producer Chicco Twala, who is said to have made millions from her estate, while the family of the late MaBrr struggled financially. 

As a result, some fans say they are boycotting the documentary, solely because they believe it will benefit the producer more than her family. 

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