This Makhadzi statue has upset many. Images via Twitter: @RealMrumaDrive

Rasta in the making? Sculptor upsets Makhadzi fans with abstract statue

A local sculptor has been dragged online after sharing snaps of an abstract sculpture he made for SA songbird Makhadzi.


This Makhadzi statue has upset many. Images via Twitter: @RealMrumaDrive

A local sculptor’s work has been heavily questioned by Makhadzi’s fans after he shared photos of a statue that he made in honour of the award-winning songstress. The photos were not well received by South Africans who headed to the comment section where they compared his work to that of Rasta The Artist, another local artist who is often criticised for his artwork.

Makhadzi statue gets a big thumbs down online

Over the last few weeks, Limpopo singer Makhadzi has been surrounded by online drama. Just a few weeks ago, the songbird was trending for apologising about having dark inner thighs and many people came to her defense.

A short while thereafter, she trended again after taking to her Twitter page to share snaps of herself wearing ANC colours while thanking President Cyril Ramaphosa for his invitation for her to perform at an ANC event.

Now people are once again talking about the Ghanama hitmaker after a local sculptor decided to honour her with a life-size abstract statue.

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Taking to Facebook, the sculptor, Owen K Ndou shared that he has been doing sculptures since 1984 and has sold many of his pieces to international and South African universities.

Tweeps however were not sold on his work and wasted no time heading to the comment section where they bashed him and also accused him of bullying Makhadzi with the statue, reports The Citizen.

The statue comes shortly after tweeps debated around whether Makhadzi is beautiful or not.

Here’s what the netizens had to say:

@AtiraaAlight said:

“U Rasta wama sculpture”

@big_venda01 said:

“Owen is not serious about his job”

@2amokuhle said:

“Since 1984, he or she or they have 37 years of experience yet the work looks like this.”

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