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9 Responses to “Die Antwoord: Ninja and the Parktown Prawn”

  1. “While the group’s official website describes rapper Ninja as a “fat cash-stackin, hydroskalonic weed-blazing, all kinds of crazy fully-automatic heat-packing, bad-ass rhyme animal“, others remember him as a member of “corporate” conceptual group MaxNormal.TV.” 

    Yes, Mr. Ninja, lecture us some more about other performers’ sincerity.

    • Mark Lee McDonald says:

      Pretty superficial analysis. I don’t believe sincerity requires a lifelong dedication to only one means of expression. Nor does it mean that a performance can’t be just that: a performance. Obviously Die Antwoord have adopted personas that are hyper-stylized, but that doesn’t mean they’re facile or disingenuous. Watch any of their videos; their commitment to the performance is wildly obvious. 

    • soodonim says:

       Not So Normal – Max Normal Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HScrUUDO_JY

  2. Few know this, but the cricket bat was originally invented in South Africa, as a way of killing the Parktown Prawn.

  3. Bob Webb says:

    So that’s where “Fookin’ Prawns” comes from!

  4. Rosin Ffield says:

    drawn ipod animation from back at thetimes when broe Leon was still in this plane:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1iPu5bVWOk

  5. Preston Sturges says:

    It was just about to slip it’s ovipositer into his ear canal and inject the squirming carnivorous cricket larva into his brain.

  6. snagglepuss says:

    So THAT’S where the alien’s nickname in “District 9″ came from.

  7. Velocirapt42 says:

    I have relatives in Johannesburg, and my family there swears they simply emerged from the sewers one day. My aunt’s corgis are expert Parktown prawn hunters. They are constantly bringing injured ones into the house and leaving them about, and then when my aunt pokes them with a broom they move and she screams bloody murder and it’s a party. 

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