Heavy clip for our favorite South African rave-rap experiment Die Antwoord‘s new single “Fok Julle Naaiers.” It plays like a synth-flanked, gun-toting appropriation/mockery of usual (rap) male bravado. Stick around for the end where DJ Hi-Tek riffs on an infamous Mike Tyson quotable. TEN$ION LP drops January. (via TB)

Update: Die Antwoord’s Ninja explains the use of “controversial” words in the single below.


9 Replies to "Video: Die Antwoord ‘Fok Julle Naaiers’"
Rob says:
November 7, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Should we really big up these people and their vile music? African culture is beautiful, but this trash isn’t a part of it.

    Swank says:
    November 7, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    We realize that Die Antwoord can be problematic, but we wouldn’t call it trash. Regardless, thanks for the feedback!

twiztidrox says:
November 8, 2011 at 12:23 am

Your vile trash Rob…. Fok you

Gottigen says:
November 8, 2011 at 1:25 am

If not trashy how about redundant? The whole ‘wrong side of the tracks’ act is tired (is it even true). Feels like white people making money off cultures they really have never experienced themselves. The commodification of prison culture, township culture, of working-class poverty is crassly provocative and offers nothing new. All the more depressing when we consider that so much SA musical talent goes largely unnoticed in America.

Jans says:
November 8, 2011 at 2:27 am

stay at home you weak little fool!

November 8, 2011 at 10:24 am

this is bloody wonderful

Optimus_Prim8 says:
November 8, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Die Antwoord is dope coz it has its own identity… I’m a new fan, sold on last years peformance at the SAMA’s… Can you say AWESOME! by the way How many Dj Hiteks r there?

Anon says:
November 10, 2011 at 3:50 pm


Anon says:
November 10, 2011 at 3:57 pm

What positive message is anyone getting from this song?

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