Lebani Sirenje popularly known as Rasta the Artist is a Zimbabwean-born South African artist known for his controversial paintings, which are mostly done at the funerals of celebrities and other well-known figures.
Soliciting for Donations
In February 2021, Rasta sought donations in any form to help him carry on his passion for painting. Lebani Sirenje took to social media to ask Mzansi to help him buy more paint, so that he could continue his artwork. Rasta said that due to the high number of celebrity deaths this year, he had run out of paint and was, therefore, requesting assistance to continue doing his portraits.
- Rodah Mogeni, All you need to know about Lebani Sirenje (aka Rasta The Artist), Briefly, Published: 2020, Retrieved: March 18, 2021
- Kedibone Modise, Tweeps urge painter Rasta to hang up his brushes, IOL, Published: February 8, 2021, Retrieved: March 18, 2021