Master KG is making international headlines with his hit song Jerusalema. The Limpopo born musician had his best week yet thanks to his millions of fans who took it upon themselves to celebrate the musician.
This despite the fact that he was snubbed as a nominee for the upcoming SAMA awards.¬† All around the world, people have been participating in the Jerusalema dance challenge.
So viral and influential is the song that there has been recordings and cover versions of the song in Spanish and French. The Jerusalema dance challenge was started in recognition of the the song which has amassed over 45 million views on YouTube. Jerusalema has become an international anthem.
A few videos have stood out showing the Jerusalema Dance Challenge.
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Not only has Master KG‚Äôs track ‚ÄúJerusalema‚ÄĚ charted in over 10 countries around the world, the song has inspired the world to dance #JerusalemaDanceChallenge #COVID19 @AlJazeera @BBCWorld @cnni @ABC pic.twitter.com/A3ziXVrZRd
— Kgopolo Mphela (@PhilMphela) July 17, 2020
The general public ‚Äď from Italy to Spain, France, Jamaica and Canada ‚Äď are moving to the groove of Master KG‚Äôs hit anthem first released late last year.
— Master Master KG!!! (@MasterKGsa) July 18, 2020
Not just praise dancing at churches but the hypnotic choreography has people moving as they burn lockdown fat in gyms and blow out candles at birthday parties. ‚ÄúIt reminds me of the song called Macarena in the 90s when I was still young,‚ÄĚ Master KG told Sowetan yesterday. ‚ÄúNow it is happening to my song and it‚Äôs a blessing indeed.‚ÄĚ
— Sandile (@EasyFromJoburg) July 18, 2020
The original version of the song features female vocalist Nomcebo Zikode. The music video has over 43-million views of YouTube.
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