“It’s not fair for people to jump to the conclusion that they are not on the list, and even if they were left out, they were supposed to check with us first.”
Kganyago said the SABC was busy negotiating with the South African Revenue Service to ensure the legends received their money in full – without paying tax.
“They were not left out. We are just busy with the elections now,” Kganyago said.
Penny Penny was also joined by king of Kwasa Kwasa Stephen Sefofa, popularly known as Maloabotsheba.
“Anyway, I was not surprised by the snub because everywhere there’s money, there’s always issues and preferences. People choose those they want and also keep some for themselves,” Maloabotsheba said.
“I’m worried because I think we deserve that money. Unless Hlaudi thinks we don’t because we are from Limpopo. I have been working on an album and it’s not complete because I don’t have enough money, so if he decides to give us the money, it will come in handy.”
The premier’s spokesman, Kenny Mathivha, said: “The premier is concerned if no Limpopo artist is included. But we should allow the SABC the benefit of the doubt in their criteria.