AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER
#JERUSALEMA, the incredible musical phenomenon created by South African music producer, DJ and artist, Master KG, has continued to grow like wildfire and has reached 50-million views across the world.
From monks, celebrities, chefs, wedding parties, to ordinary people, everyone is dancing to the hit song which, together with its maker, has become a global sensation. In the song Jerusalema, Master KG features Nomcebo Zikode.
Master KG’s song, Jerusalema, has inspired the #JerusalemaDanceChallenge that has gone viral. The song also made it to the iTunes top charts in the USA, Italy and several other European countries. According to Shazam, it has also become the 4th biggest song in the world .
The hit song was released in South Africa last year, to much acclaim but has now caught on in the rest of the world. While the track had grossed 44- million views, the remix track, released a month ago, has reached 2.2 million page views.
Master KG is a happy man. “I remember last year 29 August 2019, 10pm, making #Jerusalema with @Nomcebozikode. We never thought it will go this far. This shows that God has time for everything. Thank you (to) everyone involved in the success of the song,” he said.
Following the phenomenal success of #Jerusalema, Master KG has ammased a huge following in South Africa, Africa and the world. Many have flooded social media platforms with tributes to the talent of a musician who has become the face of South African music.
The government of South Africa also sent him a congratulatory note. “We congratulate @MasterKG on his hit song #Jerusalema that has taken the world by storm,” said a message from the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture.
Wow I’m Number 44 On Global Artist Ranking?♂️?♂️???????? pic.twitter.com/cfHwtt88M0— Master Master KG!!! (@MasterKGsa) July 26, 2020
Jerusalema In A Wedding in Spain??????????? pic.twitter.com/kpB4TaSQaX— Master Master KG!!! (@MasterKGsa) July 25, 2020
I have a “Jerusalema” earworm & this is my current favourite dance video for it. ?? pic.twitter.com/etAEKa3CwQ— Ottilia Anna MaSibanda (@MaS1banda) July 23, 2020
Jerusalema has Now Entered Top charts in United states of America on iTunes ????????????????? pic.twitter.com/lm4zOYacSB— Master Master KG!!! (@MasterKGsa) July 20, 2020
Master KG Music To The World?? pic.twitter.com/bCF8wV7RYz— Master Master KG!!! (@MasterKGsa) July 20, 2020
Congratulations @MasterKGsa. I knew this was a winner when it got all of us dancing crazily when we stopped at the Portuguese Islands during our Rotary cruise excursion earlier this year #inspired https://t.co/JI80DIvOLM— Prof Thuli Madonsela (@ThuliMadonsela3) July 18, 2020
Some call it Tarvern Music And I said Its ok Wait And Let me Show What Tarvern Music Can do to the world..Jerusalema just Reached 40 Million Views Thank you Million Times????????? pic.twitter.com/UcKt22rroy— Master Master KG!!! (@MasterKGsa) July 15, 2020