When did Die Antwoord come to South Africa?
Die Antwoord (pronounced [di ˈantvʊərt], Afrikaans for “The Answer”) is a South African hip hop group formed in Cape Town in 2008.
Who are the members of the band Die Antwoord?
The group comprises rappers Watkin Tudor “Ninja” Jones and Anri “Yolandi Visser” du Toit, a male/female duo, and producers HITEK5000 and Lil2Hood. Their image revolves around the South African counterculture movement known as zef and has incorporated work by other artists associated with the movement, such as photographer Roger Ballen.
What kind of fan art does Die Antwoord use?
Die Antwoord is known for their cult following, in particular the unusually prolific creation of fan art by their followers. Some of their music videos have incorporated artwork by the noted photographer Roger Ballen.
When did Die Antwoord change their name to love drug?
In early 2017, Die Antwoord announced via social media networks that they are to release their final album, titled The Book of Zef, in September 2017 and disband immediately after. Later the band revealed that the name was changed to “27”. The first single, “Love Drug”, was released on 5 May 2017.
Who are the people who believe Die Antwoord?
The controversy has bifurcated Die Antwoord fans, into those who believe Zheani’s story and those who believe Yolandi’s. Those who believe Yolandi have worn out their share of overused victim-blaming diatribes.
Who is the lead singer of Die Antwoord?
Die Antwoord lead vocalist Ninja (born Watkin Tudor Jones) was a part of the South African hip-hop scene for many years, fronting such acts as The Original Evergreen, Max Normal, Fucknrad and The Constructus Corporation. He is known for adopting different stage personas.
What did Yolandi zheani say about Die Antwoord?
In two Instagram posts entitled “CLOUT CHASER” parts 1 and 2, Yolandi responded to the allegations. She accuses Zheani of “clout chasing”: of fabricating a story in order to ride on Die Antwoord’s coattails to promote her new album. Social media response has been post-#MeToo predictable.