- Internationally-respected DJ Black Coffee has lent his voice to the growing calls for the SAMAs to recognise Jerusalema
- The hit track by Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode has been receiving global attention but was snubbed by the SAMAs
- Many other Mzansi celebrities have also expressed their dissatisfaction over the fact that the track has not been nominated for a SAMA
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Black Coffee has joined the calls for Master KG's Jerusalema to be nominated for a SAMA. As the song gets more and more attention in the country and abroad, many have called for the award committee to re-think their decision to exclude the track.
Black Coffee took to Twitter to start a movement to have the SAMAs make history by changing their nominations after announcing them. At present, the popular song is not nominated in any category and Coffee is looking to change that.
The world-renowned DJ, who is currently touring in Europe, revealed that he is even getting requests to play the song abroad.
The muso tweeted:
“SAMAs don't you wanna make history by adding Jerusalema in this year's Awards ... I mean you can."
He added that everyone knows that the song deserves recognition from the academy. He even suggested they run a petition to get the song in the running.
Other celebrities have also openly expressed their dissatisfaction about the song not being nominated. Prince Kaybee even promised to dedicate his SAMA to Master KG should he win this year.
Cassper Nyovest chipped in and said that Jerusalema has more hype than the awards themselves. He tweeted:
“Master KG and Jerusalema has more hype than the SAMAs...they knew what they were doing was foul and God said, 'Not with my child!' He elevated him even further! God is no fool."
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In similar news, Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode both just bagged ambassadorships deals with Mzansi’s Department of Arts, Sports and Culture.
These two are levelling up hard. Getting recognised by your country for your craft is something every single person strives for. There really is no accolade more rewarding and meaningful.
Briefly.co.za knows how the track Jerusalema has become a global dance sensation and this is exactly why Master KG and Nomcebo are being recognised.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa congratulated the two during a virtual sitting yesterday for managing to gather a huge global following with Jerusalema.
Master KG and Nomcebo feel extremely honoured to have been titled ambassadors for the country and take their new accolade with great seriousness. This is something they will never forget.
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