Video

This Is Where That Viral Meme You Keep Seeing About Being Extra Comes From

This hilarious clip from a Kenyan parody of "Sarafina!" is the best thing on the internet right now.

DIASPORA—You may or may not have seen the following viral clip of a young man's wonderfully dramatic death scene, floating around your timeline in the past few days.


If you have not, you need to stop whatever you're doing right now and watch it, because nothing you could possibly be doing is more important than this.

It's seriously golden:

The astounding level of excessiveness in the young man's performance has the internet cackling, and many are curious as to what movie this unforgettable clip is from.

We now have the answer.

After some very intense and thoroughgoing research, we've discovered that the clip is from a parody of the peculiar 1992 South African apartheid-themed musical Sarafina!, starring Miriam Makeba, Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, and John KaniThe parody called Saratina, hit YouTube last December and stars Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi.

The 10-minute video is hilarious the whole way through. You can watch it below.

You Need To See Juls & Burna Boy's Animated Video For 'Gwarn'

Follow an animated Juls and Burna Boy as they serenade their girls in this amazing (and hilarious) new video.

"Gwarn," the ultra-smooth afrobeats collaboration from British-Ghanaian producer Juls and Nigerian star Burna Boy, has been on constant heavy rotation these days.

Keep reading... Show less
Music
Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Kommanda Obbs Favors ‘the African Dream’ Over Western Standards On His New Single ‘Mabelebele’

Listen to Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single.

The music on renowned Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single "Mabelebele" is largely inspired kwaito. For his vocals, the rapper opts for a more melodic style on the track.

Keep reading... Show less

Idols SA Winner Paxton Releases the Dreamy Video For ‘Demonstrate’

"Can you take me high like a tail feather?," Paxton croons.

17-year-old Cape Town-based singer Paxton was announced as the winner of Idols SA's 13th season last week on Sunday.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

popular.