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Watch John Cena Surprise Sho Madjozi During a Performance on the 'Kelly Clarkson Show'

During a performance of her hit single 'John Cena', the man himself showed up and Sho Madjozi's reaction was priceless.

South African rapper Sho Madjozi is still riding the high of her hit song "John Cena". After her performance on A COLORS SHOW, she officially released the single towards the end of September. More recently, she appeared on the Kelly Clarkson Show and during her performance, John Cena himself showed up and surprised her. Her reaction was priceless!


As Sho Madjozi does her thing on stage, John Cena enters onto the stage from behind. The audience starts cheering more than usual although Sho Madjozi is still unaware. While John Cena does his own little dance, the rapper then realizes who's standing next to her and completely freaks out. "What do you mean? You said he's not here," she screams excitedly at Kelly Clarkson. The two then go on to share an embrace and talk about the song and its success.

Sho Madjozi's "John Cena" is more than just an ode to her favorite wrestler. It speaks to the significance of wrestling in South African culture especially. The #JohnCenaDanceChallenge, in which John Cena even took part, was testament to that and largely why the challenge became so popular among South Africans on social media.

Watch the adorable video of Sho Madjozi and John Cena below:

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K.O Releases ‘Killa Combo’ Featuring Zingah, Loki, Tellaman and Mariechan

Listen to the first single released under K.O's new imprint Skhandaworld.

The last time we spoke to K.O., he revealed that one of his goals for the year is to launch Skhandaworld, a newly launched imprint founded by the South African emcee. The up-and-coming rapper Loki was a top priority as he is the first signee under the label.

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Costa Titch Shares Highly Anticipated Visuals for ‘Nkalakatha Remix’ Featuring Riky Rick and AKA

Watch Costa Titch's music video for 'Nkalakatha Remix' featuring Riky Rick and AKA.

Costa Titch caught the game's attention with his single "Nkalakatha." The idea of a trap version of a kwaito classic was always going to be bizarre at first. But Costa Titch's song is an undeniable banger that inspires mosh pits at shows.

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The Gorillaz Enlist Fatoumata Diawara for New Track 'Désolé

A stunning collaboration that we didn't even know we needed.

The Gorillaz enlist none other than Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara for their latest single "Désolé," the second single from the hit-making British band's Song Machine installation project.

"Making Désolé with Fatou was a real moment for me, you know," the band's drummer Russel Hobbs is quoted as saying in a statement via Pitchfork. Désole translates to "sorry" in French, but despite it's apologetic title, the song is a laid-back groove, elevated by vocals from lead singer Damon Albarn and Diawara, who sings in English, French and Bambara.

"She's an African Queen," Russel adds. "This lady made the song what it is, beautiful, like life. What can I say about Désolé? They say sorry is the hardest word, but that's not true.... Try saying antidisestablishmentarianism with a mouth full of gluten free cronuts on a speed boat without licking your lips."

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month

Featuring Diamond Platnumz x Tanasha, Sauti Sol, Rayvanny, Sheebah, Victoria Kimani and more.

February has been dominated by familiar voices in East African music.

Here are our picks of the best East African songs of the month featuring Diamond Platnumz, Sheebah, Rayvanny and more.

Follow our East African Grooves playlist on Spotify and Apple Music.

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