Their first album, ‘n Ware Verhaal , was in production for almost two years. Best Alternative Album — Die Dinkdansmasjien . Retrieved from ” https: Towards the end of the war, so-called Boers , Afrikaans-speaking farmers, engaged in guerrilla warfare against the British despite the fact that they had already lost. In , they remixed Desmond and the Tutus ‘ “Pretoria Girls”.
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Their first album, ‘n Ware Verhaalwas in production for almost two years.
Bittereinder (band) – Wikipedia
Fromvan der Merwe had written and performed in English under the stage name Ajax. They have released four albums: The name Bittereinder originates from the Second Boer War. You can help by adding to it.
Best Alternative Album — Die Dinkdansmasjien . Retrieved from ” https: Bittereinder by Louis Minnaar.
Gittereinder of MayBittereinder were working on a new album. Views Read Edit View history. Jaco van der Merwe, Peach van Pletzen, and Louis Minnaar founded the three-man band in and have since performed at major South African festivals such as Oppikoppi across southern Africa, and the Netherlands.
Jaco hosted the MK Awards in March with Bouwer Boschand Bittereinder opened the bitereinder show as well as being the “house band” during the live broadcast of the award ceremony from the South African State Theatre. They fought “to the bitter end”, and were therefore called “bitter-enders”, or, in Afrikaans, ” bittereinders “; more colloquially, the English translation would be “diehard”.
Retrieved 24 May Album of the Year . Hip hopRapelectroAfrikaans rap. South African Rap band.
Best Alternative Album — Skerm . Bittereinder also performed at the Tempo Awards. All mfnsen members of Bittereinder are from Afrikaans-speaking families in Pretoria but went to English-speaking schools.
InJaco van der Merwe approached Peach van Pletzen and Louis Minnaar about his desire to start an Afrikaans rap project, which project would become Bittereinder.
Best Music Video . This page was last edited on 10 Marchat Due to the low status of Afrikaans in post-Apartheid South Africa, as a boy, Van der Merwe was made to feel like an outsider growing up, and was “called ‘Dutchman’ and ‘ Boer ‘ daily.
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Louis Minnaar, who was known for his award-winning music videos for Bigtereinder Coke Kartel, Yesterday’s Pupil, and Die Heuwels Fantastieswas originally brought into the group for that purpose, but also became a composer and producer during the writing and production of ‘ n Ware Verhaal. Best Live Act .
This section needs expansion. They have been characterised as more positive than Die Antwoord. Van der Merwe’s lyrics are “a little more hopeful”, he has said, because he tries to find things to be proud of in the Afrikaans identity, although it is difficult because there is “much to be ashamed of”.
The band consists of: He began writing rap when he was fifteen years old, initially in English, and only later in Afrikaans, “with a dictionary in [ Inthey released “Kwaad Naas”, a lighthearted song about the tension between English and Afrikaans whites in South Africa. Towards the end of the war, so-called BoersAfrikaans-speaking farmers, engaged in guerrilla warfare against the British despite the fact that they had already lost.
Inthey remixed Desmond and the Tutus ‘ “Pretoria Girls”. Duo or Group of the Year .