KZN announces at the last minute the withdrawal of two of its greatest actors from the honor

KZN announces at the last minute the withdrawal of two of its greatest actors from the honor

Award-winning artists Black Coffee and DJ Tira have joined forces to launch the Kwa-Zulu Natal Awards.

KZN announces at the last minute the withdrawal of two of its greatest actors from the honor

This award ceremony recognizes the exceptional talent KZN has got to offer. the complete list of nominees has been released but two have issued out statements to tell fans that they’re going to not be participating in the festivities.

Prominent house music DJ’s DJ Bongz and DJ Sox have decided to tug out from the awards show, withdrawing their names from the list of nominees. They were both nominated under the simplest club DJ category but decided that they’re going to not be participating.

DJ Bongz, real name Bongani Dlamini said he was grateful for his fans’ support especially those that voted but didn’t give out any longer details on how he needs to his decision. His statement reads, “I am honored and grateful for your nomination for the simplest Club DJ category at the KZN Entertainment Award. However, I hereby officially withdraw this nomination.

“Thank you to everyone who voted for DJ Bongz because you hear my music and genuinely thought it deserves award recognition. Please be assured that I didn’t reach this decision lightly which I don’t want to nullify or minimize your opinion,” he announced.

On the opposite hand, DJ Sox, whose real name is Mbusi Sokhela revealed why he had to withdraw from the awards. He said they were informed about their nominations via social media and not personally. He gave kudos to the organizers of the awards saying the longer term of the creative industry is blossoming, but he believes the entire thing isn’t transparent.

“It gives me great joy and hopes for the longer term of the creative industry and upcoming creatives in KZN when initiatives like this are implemented, however
due to the poor execution and therefore the non-transparent process of this years’ awards, including the very fact that we were alerted on social media of the nominations with no consent or contact from the association or organizers,” reads a neighborhood of his statement.

The Kwa-Zulu Natal Entertainment Awards are going to be persisted on the 15th of December 2020 at the Durban International Convention Centre, where the province’s top achievers are going to be awarded achievement trophies and cash prizes. All category winners will reportedly walk off with R100 000 and therefore the overall winner will bring home R500 000.

On the day of the launch panelists who gave more information about the ceremony included Sjava, Black Coffee, and DJ Tira. With the MC for the evening being Somizi.

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