Master KG talks about his global domination with hit song 'Jerusalema'

Master KG talks about his global domination with hit song 'Jerusalema'

'Jerusalema' hitmaker Master KG joined the Scenic Drive to talk about his song that is taking over the world. 

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The views for his monster hit, 'Jerusalema' featuring Nomcebo, have reached the milestone 50-million mark on YouTube, making the Bolobedu house maestro one of a few South African artists to claim this feat. The comments section of the video has reached over 28,000 and is populated by congratulatory messages from all over the planet.

READ: People in Romania dance to SA hit song 'Jerusalema’ in viral video

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has announced the duo behind the hit song as ambassadors to represent the country at international cultural events.

This surge in interest in 'Jerusalema' came about after the release of the 'Jerusalema' remix featuring Nigerian superstar Burna Boy. 

And now from Italy to France, the US and Brazil; to India and China, as well as the rest of the African continent, different versions and dance challenges are springing up.

READ: Master KG, Nomcebo reflect on ‘Jerusalema’ success

'Jerusalema' has also secured the spot as the fourth most searched song on the app Shazam the world over, further cementing his unprecedented international achievement.

Master KG joined the Scenic Drive team to talk about the hit song - and how it is taking the world by storm.

"I just turned 24 this year. This is only the beginning."

"I was supposed to go to Italy at the end of this month, unfortunately I can't due to COVID-19"

"When I started, people said heartful things, but I kept ongoing."

"I am going to keep on pushing. I'm going to keep on making people dance. I am going to keep on uniting people." 

Watch the music video below: 

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