Soul musician Ami Faku had just released a banger featuring the talented rapper Emtee titled ‘Lala Ngoxolo’ and has been receiving rave reviews. Little did she know that she would actually have the words directed at her and receiving RIP’s whilst she is still alive.
Ami Faku is alive and well people, she is not dead. She declared this after she started trending on social media with people thinking she has departed earth. A fan decided to give a young shout out to Ami by appreciating her hit song when they wrote, “Ami Faku- Rest In Peace.” After seeing the post, many thought the muso has passed on.
Taking to Twitter, Ami reacted to the trend by tweeting “what the f*ck” and she also responded to a follower who laughed at the situation, by saying “bamuncu” meaning “people are bitter.”
— Ami Faku (@Ami_Faku) February 2, 2021
Other made a joke about the whole situation by calling on Rasta to put down his paint brushes.
Not Facebook killing Ami Faku
— zekethe Zekethe (@_jussZaya) February 2, 2021
girl, how are you tweeting when you're dead? pic.twitter.com/5zDu31zMWl
— drew barrymore (@gxsiame_) February 2, 2021
Just last month Gospel star Hlengiwe Mhlaba had to slam death rumours saying the fake news caused a bit of chaos on her life. Taking to her Instagram page to address the death hoax, Hlengiwe slammed the rumours and said she does not know who spread the fake news but she is alive.
“This weekend was very hectic in my life. I really do not know who came out with the message that I have passed on.”
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She then warned people to be sensitive as families, relatives and close friends are the ones who go through a lot. “Let’s please be sensitive for the families, relatives and close friends because they are the ones who goo through the most. Let us be prayerful for the families before going on social media. I AM VERY MUCH ALIVE. I WILL DIE NOT BUT I WILL SEE THE GOODNESS OF THE LORD IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING. Thank you for all the love that you shown in my allegedly Death. I love you,” she wrote.
Another character is Sophie Lichaba who is fed up of having to shut down death rumours on several occasion.”It’s heartbreaking to read messages that I’m dead. It’s the second time this year this has happened and it’s extremely traumatic to my family friends and especially my kids. To address the rumours I’m alive and kicking and God willing I’m not going anywhere anytime soon,” she said
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