DJ Sbu and TK Nciza blamedDJ Sbu and Zahara-Image Source@X

DJ Sbu has recently addressed the public for the first time following the untimely death of renowned singer Zahara on Monday.

Famous for discovering Zahara and signing her to TS Records, DJ Sbu, alongside ANC politician TK Ncisa, is currently facing social media backlash.

DJ Sbu Responds to Claims He Is to Blame For Zahara’s Death

Responding to accusations on social media, DJ Sbu shared his thoughts on the situation, shedding light on his perspective since the passing of Zahara.

Feud Over Royalties: Zahara’s Unsettled Dispute

DJ Sbu speaks on Zahara's death
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Netizens are holding DJ Sbu and TK Nciza accountable for Zahara’s demise, pointing to their ownership of TS Records and the public fallout with the singer.

The controversy originates from Zahara’s claims of exploitation, stating that she did not receive royalties for her highly successful debut album “Loliwe,” which sold over 500,000 copies and earned numerous awards.

DJ Sbu consistently denies Zahara’s accusations, asserting that she received her rightful earnings. The ongoing feud between them has been marked by conflicting statements over the years.

Celebrating Zahara’s Legacy: DJ Sbu Shares Memories

In an interview with Newzroom Afrika, DJ Sbu expressed his shock at Zahara’s death and celebrated her enduring legacy, praising her voice, music, and personality.

“Her lasting legacy is her great voice, amazing music, incredible personality and extremely talented young sister. She had a long life ahead of her, I really thought Zahara would be as old as the late Mama Miriam Makeba. I thought she would be on stages up until that age because her music is timeless.”

Facing Blame: DJ Sbu Denies Responsibility for Zahara’s Death

During an interview on SABC News’ The Agenda, DJ Sbu acknowledged that he is being held responsible for Zahara’s passing by some. Despite asserting his innocence and lack of involvement, he understands the need for people to find a scapegoat as part of their grieving process.

“And I also know that despite what is out there in the public, people might be mad and might want to find somebody to blame and I am to a lot of people I know that they’ll find somebody to blame and for now a lot of people are saying I’m to blame and they are blaming me even though I’m not. But having worked in the public eye for so long I understand how we are as South Africans especially when we love our own. It’s okay. Let’s be angry, let’s be sad, let’s mourn. Let’s grieve and it’s okay. I’m also grieving as well,” DJ Sbu stated.

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