The South African radio personality, music DJ, and podcaster, Sol Phenduka, has found himself at the center of controversy as the hashtag #MsunuKaSolPhenduka trends on social media. The hashtag has sparked a wave of discussions and criticism aimed at Sol Phenduka.
When Sol Phenduka posted on the Meta’s new Thread App, expressing his thoughts on the significance of the bluecheck verification symbol, which represents verified accounts, he started to trend.
Sol’s comments, on the other hand, have been called classist, and many people on Twitter have criticized him for his point of view. The hashtag #MsunuKaSolPhenduka became a platform for users to express their disapproval and voice their opinions on the matter.
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While some comments focused on specific incidents or personal attacks, others questioned the classist implications of Sol Phenduka’s statements. The hashtag has ignited a debate about classism and its parallels with racism.
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In the midst of the backlash, some of Sol Phenduka’s fans have come to his defense, expressing confusion over the criticism and offering support.
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