Zola 7, real name Bonginkosi Dlamini took shots at Ghetto Ruff, now called Muthaland Entertainment saying that they were booked through the label but they were not aware of their worth and sales were not fully disclosed at the end of the year.
“People started trust funds for their babies with our hits,” – Zola 7, 16 September 2019.
Muthaland Entertainment is home to artists such as Vusi Nova, 047, Bongani Radebe, Bekezela and Ntando Bangani to hit you with just a few and is owned by Lance Stehr.
“We were being booked under Ghetto Ruff and we were not aware of the booking fee. Promoters will tell you your worth but the record label will tell you something else and sales were not fully disclosed at the end of the year,” says Zola 7 in an interview with Radio 2000’s Phat Joe and The Family.
Zola 7 says that people were starting trust funds for their babies with their hit songs.
When it comes to his show Zola 7 that helped many South Africans he says that there’s more trouble in the streets when it comes to the youth and they need to be guided.
“There were budget politics and with a show like that (Zola 7) you need millions because there’s a lot of traveling that you need to do,” says Zola 7.
Phat Joe also asked him about being married to four wives and he denied ever married to four wives.
“There’s this boy Ngwako Malatji that was obsessed with me to a point that he wanted to drag me to court. I’ve never had those interviews with him or the media,” says Zola 7.
In October 2011 Zola 7 handed himself to police in Brixton, Joburg, after a reporter was allegedly bitten by his dog.
The Daily Sun newspaper reported that journalist Ngwako Malatji was writing an article on Dlamini and was invited to his house in Melville, Joburg.
At the house, Dlamini would not let in the accompanying photographer, who waited outside the gate.
Ngwako claimed two dogs were set on him and he was struck with a chair when he went inside.
In case you were wondering the Kwaito legend says he will still release more music. He’s now featured on a single called Hola Tjovitjo by Thabo Nale, who goes by the stage name T. Nale. Zola 7 also has a single out titled Skobho ne-Hennessy.