Julius Malema
Julius Malema

This is why Julius Malema is trending on Twitter

By Se-Anne Rall Time of article published Apr 12, 2020

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Durban - While South Africans were tucking into their Easter treats, Economic Freedom Fighters CIC Julius Malema was being dragged through the Twitter streets for siding with DJ Shimza who 'cold-shouldered' an aspiring dj on the social network platform at the weekend. 

The aspirant dj, DJ Ceega Wa Meropa tagged DJ Shimza in a tweet asking him for an invite to one of his lockdown shows. 

%%%twitter https://twitter.com/Shimza01?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Shimza01to invite me on one of his lockdown shows since the president extended.. Also askibg everyone who sees this tweet to RT

— CeegaWaMeropa (@CeegaWaMeropa1)

But Shimza responded that the youngster should stop harassing him.

This irked the Twitteratti who defended the youngster's plea and slammed Shimza for his response. 

%%%twitter https://twitter.com/Shimza01?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Shimza01Since when is asking harassing? And he asked nicely. You could've just said No or better yet ignored. Harassing 😲😳

— *Ammy* (@lynndaam)

DJ Ceega Wa Meropa's tweet was seen and responded to by DJ Black Coffee and later Durban radio station, Gagasi FM who went on to offer the youngster a residency. 

%%%twitter https://twitter.com/CeegaWaMeropa1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@CeegaWaMeropa1... How are you Tuesday’s looking like for a months residency on @ThatDriveKZN? https://t.co/1ATnsgmu74

— Gagasi FM (@gagasifm)

Shimza later took to Twitter to apologise for this response which earned him little respect from the Twitter community. 

Meanwhile, Malema tweeted that he agreed with Shimza's initial response.  

%%%twitter https://twitter.com/Shimza01?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Shimza01. You worked very hard to be where you are and can't be destroyed by those who suffer from self-hate. Apology accepted, now continue playing good music.

— Julius Sello Malema (@Julius_S_Malema)


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