Mapara A Jazz duo who is responsible for the Amapiano hit song John Vuli Gate was arrested on Sunday.
McMillan “Man Malaya” Nephawe and Leonard “Lenny Sbechu” Malatji were taken to Pretoria Central Police Station on Sunday for questioning regarding allegations of theft after it was reported that the duo stole the song John Vuli Gate.
Scara Chilli Ya Baba is accusing Mapara A Jazz of stealing their popular Amapiano dance song John Vuli Gate. Dominic “Matanta” Baloyi of Scara Chilli Ya Baba told Daily Sun that Man Malaya stole the song from his brother Ndivhuwo who is a member of Scara Chilli Ya Baba.
Dominic implied that Mapara A Jazz wanted to collaborate with Scara Chilli Ya Baba as compensation for stealing John Vuli Gate but he said they want their song back.
“We didn’t expect it to go this far, but Mapara A Jazz are disrespecting and undermining us.”said Scara Chilli. Ya Baba.
Pretoria Central cop shop spokeswoman, Captain Agustinah Selepe confirmed Mapara A Jazz were brought in for questioning and said they were released as the matter is still under investigation.