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Watch Idols SA Winner Yanga’s Music Video For ‘Scars (All Over Me)’

This music video is a work of art.

Yesterday, Yanga Sobetwa became the champion of the 14th season of Idols SA. The 17-year-old singer from Delft, Cape Town was the youngest contestant of the season.

The artist recently released a music video for her latest single "Scars (All Over Me)." In the song, the artist croons about a lover who left her distraught from heartbreak.


The video, which was filmed by the company Call Back Dreams, shows the artist dressed in all black walking in slow motion among drum majorettes who are dancing in the background. The video could be symbolic of being sad while everyone around you is happy.

The video was shot in one-take, and doesn't take the conventional pop music video route—there is no performance scene in which we see the artist reciting their song. The video just conveys emotions with only the use of visuals.

Yanga bagged a cool million and an album deal with the label Gallo as part of the package for winning Idols SA. "I'm planning to continue with my studies," she was quoted as saying by Channel 24, after winning the competition. "I am a book girl. I have so many skills and dreams that I want to fulfill, like entertainment law. I'm planning on freezing the money for up to a year and to just live off the gig money and possible sponsorship."

"My 10 year plan that I've set up before Idols is that I'd like to have a PhD degree in music, and I'd like to open my own production company and a music academy as well – that's what I definitely still want to do."
"I've always had a vision for myself. My vision is to bring teenagers closer to God through music, so it's been the vision before Idols and it doesn't have to change now. So gospel all the way and gospel pop."

Watch Yanga's music video for "Scars (All Over Me)" below:

Yanga - Scars (Official Music Video) IDOLS 2018 www.youtube.com

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