Former SA Idols contestant, and R&B singer Loyiso Gijana, has melted the hearts of many South Africans, with his touching awareness song against femicide, tagged Madoda Sabelani.
The song calls on men to stop being quiet when women and their sisters are being brutally murdered.
This follows the growing spate of violence and killings against women and children.
The song has become a hit on social media since it was released, and many have been hyping high praises on Loyiso for his beautiful vocals and composing it.
A video of him singing the song, with visuals of femicide victims including Uyinene Mretyana and Tshegofatso Pule has gone viral on social media.
The touching video had many reaching for tissues and fans flooded his timelines showing him some love, and calling on Gender-Based Violence to stop!
A CRY TO ALL MEN‼️
OUR WOMEN/ SISTERS AND MOTHERS ARE FIGHTING FOR THIER LIVES IN A WORLD WHERE A WOMEN IS KILLED DAILY!
Why are we so quiet as men when all you can hear is a women’s cry?
Why do we feel entitled to a women’s body?
I believe that men should be protesting✊🏿 pic.twitter.com/xXOozd6MX0
— MEN FIGHT FOR WOMEN (@LoyisoGijana) June 16, 2020
Reactions to his song:
Thank you for composing such a touching song! We see you Loyiso! We see you! This is not even a fraction of the ladies who died at the hands of evil and demon possessed animals 💔💔😭
— Thembelihle Ndimande (@Miss_Ndimande) June 16, 2020
Men should be protesting… we need to be protesting 💔
— 🇱🇸Maxsteel🇱🇸 (@MaxsteelT) June 16, 2020
The silence is too loud 😭💔 pic.twitter.com/Q5FT1oGNqN
— 👑 Sandisiwe 👑 (@SandyCiwe) June 16, 2020
Please add to itunes, this song needs to be on the radio, spreading the message – WE ARE TIRED OF LIVING IN FEAR! I survived and to odadebethu Rest In Power🕯️
— T Nombanga (@TheTuush) June 16, 2020
— Mpumelelo Nkosi (@RiDuR) June 17, 2020
A CRY TO ALL MEN 💔 Eish where did we go wrong, our silence is louder Brothers….let’s all stand and put a stop to this madness!!! 🎤
— Zenzile Rens – Author (@Saved_2_inspire) June 16, 2020