The Gwarra Gwarra dance has taken South Africa to a new level in the international waters, but that is not the first time.
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International super starts have been coming to SA to shoot music videos for some time now because of its endless beauty and rich culture.
They have all highlighted the influence that Africa has had on their musical craft.
We take a look at just a few of the stars who have shot their music videos in our beautiful country.
1. Jesse Smollet - Hurt People
In December 2017, Empire actor shot his music video for his single Hurt People in Soweto. The issue of racism played a big part in the music video, which is a pressing issue in SA.
2. Solange Knowles - Losing You
In 2012, Solange launched the video of Losing You which was filmed in different townships around our beautiful country. The Solange in the music video brought great focus to South African culture but also that of the Le Sapeur community which is a Congolese subculture of impeccably well-dressed Congolese men.
3. Drake - One Dance/Please Forgive Me
Not one, but two of Drake’s music videos were shot in SA. They were exclusively released to Spotify and iTunes. They were shot in Soweto and inner-city Johannesburg, the Please Forgive Me video also featured South African actor Jerry Mofokeng Wa Makhetha.
4. Omarion – Distance
Omarion filmed the video to his Distance single in the pictures Kwa-Zulu Natal in order to capture the rawness of the traditional Zulu.
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