Ndlovu Youth Choir Wows Mzansi With Incredible Viral Cover of ‘Shallow’

Ndlovu Youth Choir Wows Mzansi With Incredible Viral Cover of ‘Shallow’

- The Ndlovu Youth Choir have once again caused a buzz on social media, this time with their lively performance of 'Shallow' by Lady Gaga

- The original song had been completely translated into a local language but even those who don't understand the words, the emotion behind the music is certainly not lost

- A awe-struck South Africa took to the comments section, swooning over our local youth choir

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The Ndlovu Youth Choir have once again dazzled South Africa with their incredible rendition of 'Shallow', giving the pop song an unquestionably African flare.

Ndlovu Youth Choir Wows Mzansi With Incredible Viral Cover of ‘Shallow’
The Ndlovu Youth Choir are wowing locals. Images: @choirafrica/Instagram
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A short clip of the performance has since gone viral on social media. The youthful singers took to the beautiful beaches of Cape Town to perform the song first popularized by international musician Lady Gaga.

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The touching song has been completely translated into the mother-tongue of the singers but the emotion in the music is certainly not lost on us non-Xhosa speakers.

Mzansi was blown away by the touching performance and took to the comments section to share their thoughts. Check out some of the comments below:

Michelle V said:

"Everything about this is stunning: the performers' skill, the costumes, the video. Keep it up, and all the best!"

Jane Canny said:

"The best version I’ve heard to date but, as a South African, I am probably biased! Also incredibly proud of you guys!"

Emma Potgieter said:

''Shed a little tear... maybe it's homesickness.. don't know but you guys had me balling like a baby! Stunning"


"Lady Gaga will definitely enjoy this a lot!"

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a Yoruba kid has made many proud online as she deployed her "baby language" into singing about her culture in a clip shared by a Yoruba monarch, Olajuwon Adelokun.

Dressed in traditional attire with a befitting headgear, the girl sang about being born in Ibadan, calling on God to keep protecting the land.

As she sang in an almost indistinguishable pretty voice, she rocked her body gently to the rhythm of the song. It would have been more beautiful if talking drums accompanied her performance.

Many people commended the baby, saying she indeed made Ibadan people super proud. There were others who said she just showed the best way children should be taught about their culture.

As at the time of writing this report, the tweet has gathered over 10,000 views with tens of comments. Below are some of the reactions:

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@RepJagaban said:

"Ọmọ Ìbàdàn nílé Oluyole! Beautiful."

@scharmsabhay said:

"Adorable, though i couldn't understand the baby language."

@IToyeje helped out:

"Ni'badan ni wọn bí wá sí o, ni'badan ni won bí wasi, Baba wa pẹlu wọn lonilẹ(2ce)..."

@sheispetite1 said:

"It’s her seriousness for me."

@IFAKOREDE_29 said:

"This is the right way to teach our children about who we are. Teach the culture, teach the tradition, teach our way of life."

@shukkiess said:

"This little woman right here deserves a carton of Caprisonne."

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