After Zuma rape protest #AKAIsOverParty

07 August 2016 - 12:49 By Bruce Gorton


AKA’s decision to slam rape protesters at President Jacob Zuma’s address to the nation following the ANC’s poor showing in the municipal elections hasn’t gone as he likely planned. Four women dressed in black were protesting by holding up sheets of paper saying “10 years on”‚ “khanga”‚ and “Remember Kwezi”.The protest was in reference to Zuma’s rape trial.In 2006 the court had dismissed rape charges against President Zuma‚ finding that when he had unprotected sex with a friend’s daughter he knew to be HIV positive‚ it was consensual.AKA responded to the protest by tweeting‚ “Are you so blind you are going to ignore that that protest had a political motive as well? Or are we going to ignore that part?”Are you so blind you are going to ignore that that protest had a political motive as well? Or are we going to ignore that part? — AKA (@akaworldwide) August 6, 20161He further questioned whether people trusted the judiciary“The judiciary failed Reeva. We were outraged. It corrected itself. We rejoiced. We believed. Now we don't???”The discussion became increasingly heated‚ with AKA going on the defensive‚ eventually spawning the #AKAIsOverParty.Now I understand why your Mother doesn't love you that much wena @akaworldwide. You disrespectful when it comes to Women #AKAIsOverParty — BlackTweeterX ®|l||l (@BlackTweeterX) August 7, 2016lowblowThere's playing devil's advocate and there's plain stupid,vile... #AkaIsOverParty — Wayde (@TWNTYTU) August 7, 2016sI've said this before... AKA has a Kanye ego on a Mshoza budget.#BonangPleaseLeaveAKA#AKAisOverParty — Remember Khwezi (@titanbaddie) August 6, 2016sHe also started receiving flak for some of his lyrics referencing date rape drugs.Come on, pls man @akaworldwidepic.twitter.com/no12HrR4gO — Nawa (@Nawa_094) August 6, 2016akaHowever he explained the lyrics reference the drug being slipped into his drink.At no point do I say anything about a molly in her drink. Listen to it again. It's in MY drink you idiot. Go LISTEN. https://t.co/5ZkuzjWIFW — AKA (@akaworldwide) August 6, 2016AKAEventually AKA ran out of steam for the day‚ tweeting:“Tonight I go to bed as a sexist‚ rape culture perpetuating‚ opinion for sale‚ sell out non thinker. Goodnight and sleep tight.”Tonight I go to bed as a sexist, rape culture perpetuating, opinion for sale, sell out non thinker. Goodnight and sleep tight. — AKA (@akaworldwide) August 6, 2016AKAThis morning he tweeted‚ “Good Morning. Justice‚ truth and the ability to form your own ideas will always prevail .... Mob mentality & social media bullying will not.”Good Morning. Justice, truth and the ability to form your own ideas will always prevail .... Mob mentality & social media bullying will not. — AKA (@akaworldwide) August 7, 2016AKA

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