All posts tagged Die Antwoord

The most successful SA musician ever?

This guy may be the most successful South African musician on earth. Depending on how you define it. He may not be rich, he hasn’t sold many albums, he’s just started his first band, and he’s hardly played live at all. None of that matters though. Cobus Potgieter from Bloemfontein […]

Video: Die Antwoord – Cookie Thumper

This time SA’s traiblazing rap-rave outfit present a short movie, directed by Ninja, and incorporating the music video. How to shock people now, the okes from Anties must have asked themselves. Especially since we’ve already dabbled in underage sexual iconography, poor-white culture, drugs, Xhosa manhood rituals, massive penises and Parktown […]

Video: Die Antwoord – Fatty Boom Boom

“Jesus, ou. Chill net ‘n bietjie fokken uit!” Two weeks after the Mail & Guardian’s academically constipated query in a recent editorial, “Are Die Antwoord blackface”, the zep-rave crew release a fresh, next-level video upon the interwebs. In blackface. And whiteface. Whatever they stand for is not too simple to […]

Video: Die Antwoord trailer – Fatty Boom Boom

Nice to see Anties working with some credible comics on this. We’ve have lots of drinks with Dave Kibuuka. That’s him in the shorts. Except Dave wasn’t drinking that time, so he just watched us get totally smashed while talking about ourselves. He probably thinks we’re a bit of a […]

Umshini Wam: A short film starring Die Antwoord

Harmony Korrine wrote super-disturbing movie Kids. Whatever this movie’s about, it stars fellow purveyors of disturbingness, South African zef rap-rave crew Die Antwoord. The movie premiered at the SXSW festival and it’s about gangster dudes in animal costumes rocking wheelchairs with hologram rims and roking joints the size of batons. […]