Local musician creates "Indian-infused" Jerusalema: SA reacts

Local musician creates "Indian-infused" Jerusalema: SA reacts

- A local musician has created an "Indian-infused" cover of the global hit song, Jerusalema

- Ashlen Govender's rendition of the song was recently shared by popular Facebook page Dala U Crew and has gained 12 000 views

- South African Facebook users took to the comments section to share congratulatory pictures and other positive messages

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Master KG and Nomcebo's song Jerusalema is a global sensation with people across the world participating in the dance challenge associated with the song. During a time where the world is suffering, this song has brought many together.

Covers of the song have also been very popular. The Ndlovu Youth Choir recently added their own twist to the smash hit. Most recently, a South African musician by the name of Ashlen Govender added an Indian twist to the song.

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The video of Ashlen's version was posted to popular Facebook page, Dala U Crew, recently and Mzansi seems to love it. Dala U Crew's post of Ashlen has received 12 000 views so far and the comments section is packed with positivity.

Local musician creates "Indian infused" Jerusalema: SA reacts
This local musician created an "Indian infused" cover of Jerusalema. Source: Dala U Crew / Facebook
Source: Facebook

Ashlen's cover incorporates the sounds of various instruments, such as a harmonium, in place of the lyrics. Take a look at the video below:

Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the comments left under the video.

Mnelisi Dlamin said:

"Yoh its the best. Where can I download it?"

Stephen Dread Nyambe wrote:

"The guy is good."

Shamain Pakiry commented:

"Absolutely awesome."

Natasha Moodley added:

"Love it."

In other Jerusalema news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a young wheelchair-bound woman who took on the #JerusalemaChallenge. A stunning young lady has not allowed her disability to get in the way of her passion.

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Charne Hugo from Cape Town is wheelchair-bound but showed the nation and the world that she can still bust a move. 29-year-old Charne uploaded a video of herself using her arms, shoulders and wheelchair to dance to the global hit Jerusalema.

Charne has never allowed her wheelchair to define her as she has entered beauty pageants, singing competitions and enjoys scuba diving. Charne has entered both South Africa's Got Talent and Idols SA in a bid to further her singing career. She was also crowned Top Model South Africa 2020 earlier this year.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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