Hailing from Cape Town, Die Antwoord (Afrikaans for ‘The Answer’) is the rap/rave brainchild of Ninja, Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ Hi Tek. Ninja raps, DJ Hi-Tek samples everything from mile.dk’s “Butterfly” to Gillette’s “Short Dick Man,” and Yo-Landi’s childlike bordering-on-chipmunk voice ties it all together.
I have to say Harmony Korine really outdid himself on this one. If you’re not familiar with Korine’s work on films such as Gummo, Trashhummpers, and Mister Lonely, then you’re missing out on some Grade A history-making. Umshini Wam is a short film featuring South African rappers Ninja and Yo Landi of the notorious group [...]