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Back in the ’80s, we had the Thompson Twins

"Doctor, Doctor!" 45 single by Thompson Twins
L-R: Alannah Currie, Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway

Alannah was my idol, and we all had a crush on Tom Bailey.
Fast forward to 2012: Meet Die Antwoord (Afrikaans for “The Answer”) a futuristic rap-rave crew from South Africa who represent a fresh new style called ZEF.
According to Wiki, ZEF is a unique South African style that is modern and trashy and also includes out-of-date, discarded cultural and style elements. (???)
Composed of Yo-Landi (wearing black contacts and T-shirt dress), DJ Hi-Tek (in deformed face mask), and Ninja (in a orange jumpsuit), the trio performed their clubby single, “I Fink U Freeky,” on David Letterman.

That was painful to watch. I honestly can’t finish the clip.
Let’s bring back the Thompson Twins.

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safrikaan

There is a reason for all that penis. In South Africa one of the cultures (we have many).. is the isiXhosa tribe. They make up the biggest population of black bantu Africans in South Africa. One of the old tribal traditions is when the boy becomes a man he has to go into the bush, and witch doctors circumcise them. Its a long and painful ordeal but one EVERY xhosa is expected to go through before he is considered a man. This is a rebellion song against a tradition a lot of the youth dont think is relevant anymore.  This explains why… Read more »

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kviaene

My husband.  Lol.

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kviaene

Wow, surprised you featured Die Antwood, Miss C.  I’m in South Africa and my husband (a South African) is a big fan of theirs!  I’m not a fan but I think many of their songs are pretty catchy. 🙂

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safrikaan

I am a South African, married to a Filipino. This local band is going huge! Dont be fooled by their videos. They are actually very hard working, clean and honest entertainers. They were on the Letterman show the other day. You might want to watch the original video to get a better idea of the song. Its so great to see a unique sound and visual out there.

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Anonymous

Hindi ako familiar sa music pero ang alam ko lang meron silang talented dj who died from complications of progeria.

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I “fink” they’re brilliant — This song has been playing in my head since last night! LOVE Yolandi’s look too! 

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