TikTok Video of Young White Man Singing ‘Labantwana Ama Uber’ Goes Viral, Mzansi is Loving It

TikTok Video of Young White Man Singing ‘Labantwana Ama Uber’ Goes Viral, Mzansi is Loving It

  • A young white South African has gone viral for knowing the lyrics of an amapiano song by heart
  • He was filmed singing Labantwana Ama Uber by Semi Tee word for word while partying at Padstal in Pretoria
  • The video gathered over 246 000 views and Mzansi social media users applauded him for embracing the rainbow nation

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A white South African has gone viral on Mzansi social media for enjoying amapiano. The young man, who TikTok users identified as De Wet Spies, was partying with friends at Padstal in Pretoria, when Semi Tee’s Labantwana Ama Uber started playing.

Labantwana Ama Uber, TikTok, South Africa
A young man, De Wet Spies, won over Mzansi when he was filmed singing 'Labantwana Ama Uber'. Photo credit: @papii_lee / TikTok.
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Spies not only danced to the amapiano song, but he sang along, knowing the lyrics seemingly by heart. The video of his performance was shared on TikTok by @papii_lee on January 10.

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South Africans react to video of Spies singing Labantwana Ama Uber word for word

The clip gathered over 246 000 views at the time of publication and South Africans fell in love with Spies. Mzansi TikTok users applauded him for embracing music that’s typically enjoyed by African cultures in SA.

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@kamotjie commented:

“@xnotsne my type of Matenas this one.”

@Morongwa Masoga866 wrote:

“When I tell people gore ama2000 are the true revolutionist, they don’t believe. Ama2000 are the game changers.”

@Pie yase Woolies said:

“This warms my ice-cold heart.”

@Jane commented:

“This guy is now OUR boyfriend, husband, brother, son.”

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@TT K135 chimed in:

“This new generation owns it. Mzansi has really moved.”

@Tsholofelo Kgengwe added:

"You can keep the land Willem.”

@Ziggy Arora wrote:

“He's at the wrong party. Bring our person.”

TikTok video of white man and 2 ladies dancing to Mandoza's 'Nkalakatha' goes viral

This is the South Africa we want to live in. One where we embrace each other’s interests and cultures. Recently, Briefly News reported on another video that united South Africans.

A video was shared online showing a white man and two women dancing to Mandoza’s 'Nkalakatha' at a 50th birthday bash.

TikTok users agreed the man ate and left no crumbs and they applauded the ladies’ attempts. The video managed to gather over 748 000 views in less than a week.

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Maryn Blignaut (Human-Interest HOD) Maryn Blignaut is the Human Interest manager and feature writer. She holds a BA degree in Communication Science, which she obtained from the University of South Africa in 2016. She joined the Briefly - South African News team shortly after graduating and has over six years of experience in the journalism field. Maryn passed the AFP Digital Investigation Techniques course (Google News Initiative), as well as a set of trainings for journalists by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at: maryn.blignaut@briefly.co.za

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