- Master KG's hit Jerusalema was chosen by Jay-Z as one of his Top 40 songs of 2020
- The excited Master KG cannot believe that the hip-hop mogul included Jerusalema in his Tidal playlist
- Jay-Z's playlist also has tracks by top artists such as his wife Beyoncé, Drake and Megan Thee Stallion
Master KG is over the moon after his smash hit Jerusalema was chosen by rap mogul, Jay-Z, as one of his favourite songs of 2020. The US rapper added Jerusalema to his Tidal playlist of his Top 40 tracks for this year.
The excited Master KG took to Twitter to share the good news with his followers. The South African DJ has won multiple awards for the world-renowned song but he didn't expect to be recognised by the Dirt Off Your Shoulder hitmaker. The Mzansi DJ wrote:
"Jay-Z added Jerusalema on his playlist, amazing!!!"
Jerusalema kept the world dancing amid the stricter levels of the Covid-19 lockdown and helped many many people dance the coronavirus blues away. The track was played in all corners of the globe. It was even certified double platinum in Italy.
Other popular songs who made it to Jay-Z's playlist include, Beyoncé's Black Parade, Burna Boy's Onyeka (Baby), Snowchild by The Weeknd, Drake and Lil Durk's Laugh Now Cry Later and Savage Remix by Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé.
Master KG's fans have taken to his comment section on the micro-blogging app to congratulate him. Check out some of their comments below:
"We see you son."
"Yeeeeeeessssssss. When Jesus says yes mfethu (brother), anything that says no means nothing. Go higher, you deserve it."
"Real recognises real."
"Congrats G, real recognises real."
"2020 was the year for you, Master."
In other Master KG news, Briefly.co.za reported that the artist flew the South African flag high across international waters by winning himself an MTV European Music Award recently. The Jerusalema hitmaker thanked his fans from all over the world for the incredible support.
The hit track won an award for the Best African act, beating South African duo DJ Maphorisa and Kabza de Small, Nigeria's Burna Boy, Uganda songstress Sheebah and Gaz Mawete of the DRC. Master shared a video message to express his gratitude. He said:
“I would love to thank each and every person out there, all over the world, for making this possible. I would love to thank my sister (collaborator Nomcebo Zikode), my team at Open Mic Productions. Everyone who is behind Master KG, thank you guys so much! To my fans all around the world, without you I don't think this would be possible."
As it stands, the Jerusalema track is still making waves across the world. The song has been played more than 200 million times on YouTube. The remix with Burna Boy was also recently certified diamond in France.
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