Jun. 29, 2017 05:12PM EST
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.
<p>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.</p><p>It's seriously golden:</p><p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">when they cast u as an extra so u did just that <a href="https://t.co/Fl7cBuk7oY">pic.twitter.com/Fl7cBuk7oY</a></p><p>— ️ (@sryimnate) <a href="https://twitter.com/sryimnate/status/879863320823640064">June 28, 2017</a></p></blockquote><p><script async="" charset="utf-8" src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js"></script></p><p>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.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>We now have the answer.</p><p>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 <em>Sarafina!</em>, starring <strong><a href="http://okayafrica.com/tag/miriam-makeba">Miriam Makeba</a>, Whoopi Goldberg, <span class="itemprop"><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0452009/?ref_=tt_cl_t1">Leleti Khumalo</a>, and <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0434712/?ref_=tt_cl_t4">John Kani</a></span></strong><span class="itemprop">. </span>The parody called <em>Saratina</em>,<em> </em>hit YouTube last December and stars Kenyan comedian <strong>Eric Omondi</strong>.</p><p>The 10-minute video is hilarious the whole way through. You can watch it below.</p><p><span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="c58cfa9522aabcf2fa086f2432659a33"><iframe type="lazy-iframe" data-runner-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/d95PifFVshM?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span></p>
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