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Reason and others unite to try to 'save' Emtee

The rapper has tweeted that people are waiting to hear that he killed himself

21 June 2019 - 08:00 By Kyle Zeeman
Emtee has had a turbulent time with his music label recently.
Emtee has had a turbulent time with his music label recently.
Image: Instagram/ Emtee

As reports continue to swirl around Emtee's "departure" from his record label, hip-hop artist Reason has joined others in offering the star support.

The Roll Up rapper has made headlines over the past two weeks after claiming that he wanted to leave his record label, Ambitiouz Entertainment, even tweeting #FreeEmtee. 

The star told TshisaLIVE that besides his battles with his label, which he was trying to sort out amicably, he had lost his house and car. His children and wife had also moved in with his in-laws.

Emtee's situation has seen many try to help. Fellow rapper Reason took to social media this week to reveal that there is a constant conversation among artists on how to assist Emtee.

"It warms my heart to find myself constantly in conversations with fellow musicians who want to get involved in helping Emtee in one way or another."

He added that "saving" Emtee's career was important for the sake of the star's family.

"Saving Emtee's career, is actually saving his children and family’s future. More so, we would be saving a real talent."

Fans were split on the whether Emtee deserved saving or not, with some claiming he had dug his own hole after criticising other musicians for leaving the label.

Meanwhile, the rapper also took to social media to address the haters he claimed were waiting for him to fall or kill himself.

"N*ggas is waiting to hear sh*t like I killed myself. Lol ninyile," he tweeted.