Prince Kaybee. (PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/GALLO IMAGES).
Music producer Prince Kaybee’s song Fetch
Your Life featuring musician Msaki won House record of the year at the Dance
Music Awards South Africa (DMASA), but fans are livid at him.
Fans expressed their anger at Prince Kaybee
and his manager for failing to acknowledge Msaki while accepting the gong.
Even though Prince Kaybee was not at the awards
show, his manager accepted the award on his behalf, he recorded a clip that he
shared on social media thanking his fans for the support and not making mention
This didn’t sit well with fans and they
quickly pointed it out. Msaki told them that she’s not doing music for brownie
“Not everyone sees the need to acknowledge
their collaborators,” she said, “But honestly if I did this for recognition or
acknowledgement i’d be dead by now #reachesforguitar.”
After it trended on Twitter, Prince Kaybee
quickly removed the clip and posted an apology.
“Hi guys I would like to apologize on
behalf of my booking manager for not mentioning @Msaki_ZA yesterday at the
awards when collecting the award on OUR behalf, I ddnt know what she was gnna
say, I the posted that “WE”(Msaki and I) have won an award. We did not mean any
Msaki responded to the apology.
“It’s all good Kabelo. I don’t mind that
your booking manager didn’t mention me, that’s ok. You could’ve done that your
post abt the award but it didn't seem like a http://priority.You suggest I
locate my contribution in the “we”. Even now, you could do better. Understand?”