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The 'Jerusalema' Phenomenon Shows Africa's Trendsetting Abilities

'Don't forget this is the continent that gave the world many firsts,' Moky Makura writes while reflecting on the international impact of Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode's anthemic track 'Jerusalema'.

Written by South African producer and DJ Master KG with vocalist Nomcebo Zikode, "Jerusalema" started life as a rhythmic South African gospel track, and grew with the addition of the Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy's voice. It then raced to every corner of the globe in the form of the #jerusalemadancechallenge. Master KG attributed the moves in the dance to a group of Angolan fans who put together a candid video, which quickly reached Portugal given their colonial connection and spread from there.

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