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Emerging from Cape Town, South Africa, the electronic hip-hop duo Die Antwoord struck Internet viral gold with their video hit "Enter the Ninja," but they're really conceptual artists Watkin Tudor Jones and Yo-Landi Vi$$er presenting their "inner zef." Before assuming the roles of Ninja and Yo-Landi for Die Antwoord, the two were involved with satirical projects like MaxNormal.TV -- which saw them wearing three-piece business suits and delivering motivational hip-hop -- and the Constructus Corporation: a hip-hop fantasy group based around a comic book called the Ziggurat. The idea for a more vulgar rave-rap group began in 2008, but it wasn’t until a year later that Die Antwoord -- which is Afrikaans for "The Answer" -- began playing live. Their early stage shows were outrageous, with Yo-Landi baiting and flipping off the audience, while Ninja rapped and danced, wearing only his trademark Dark Side of the Moon boxer shorts. That same year they recorded their debut album, SOS, and introduced "Zef," which fused hip-hop, electro, and rave music. A year later, the videos they created for the tracks "Zef Side" and "Enter the Ninja" became viral hits. The latter featured Leon Botha, an experimental South African artist and one of the world’s oldest survivors of the premature aging disease progeria, who appeared as the group's DJ. "Enter the Ninja" cracked the British Top 40, and major-label Interscope soon signed the group and released their 5 EP in July of 2010. That October, the label released a revised SOS with a world tour following. The group left Interscope the next year when the two parties couldn't come to terms on their next album's lead single. Left to their own devices, Die Antwoord chose "Fok Julle Naaiers" to lead up to their sophomore album, released by their own Zef Recordz and distributed by the Diplo-associated imprint Downtown. The year 2012 saw the release of the non-album single 'XP€N$IV $H1T," while the singles "Cookie Thumper!" and "Pitbull Terrier" landed on their 2014 album Donker Mag, which topped the Billboard Dance chart and peaked at number 37 on the Top 200. The duo returned in 2016 with Suck on This, a mixtape intended as an appetizer for their then-titled LP We Have Candy. Featuring production by Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs, G.O.D. (aka DJ Hi-Tek), and the Black Goat, Suck on This included the single "Bum Bum" and the rave-house "Gucci Coochie" with Dita Von Teese. Later that year, they released Mount Ninji and Da Nice Time Kid, their fourth full-length. With production from G.O.D. and the Black Goat, the LP featured appearances by Cypress Hill's Sen Dog, Lil' Tommy Terror, and Jack Black. ~ David Jeffries & Neil Z. Yeung
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Die Antwoord

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   I Fink U Freeky
  3.   Evil Boy
  4.   Rich B***h
  5.   Ugly Boy
  6.   Enter the Ninja
  7.   Pitbull Terrier
  8.   Fatty Boom Boom
  9.   Cookie Thumper!
  10.   Raging Zef Boner
  11.   Baby's on Fire
  12.   Banana Brain
  13.   I Fink You Freeky
  14.   Wings on My Penis
  15.   Gucci Coochie
  16.   Bum Bum
  17.   Fat Faded Fuck Face
  18.   We Have Candy
  19.   Alien
  20.   Jonah Hill
  21.   Pielie (Skit)
  22.   Daddy
  23.   Happy Go Sucky Fucky
  24.   Girl I Want 2 Eat U
  25.   Shit Just Got Real
  26.   In Your Face
  27.   Rats Rule
  28.   Scopie
  29.   Sex
  30.   Enter Da Ninja
  31.   Street Lights
  32.   Dis Iz Why I'm Hot (Herrschaftized)
  33.   I Dont Care
  34.   Stoopid Rich
  35.   Beat Boy
  36.   Donker Mag
  37.   Fish Paste
  38.   U Like Boobies?
  39.   Strunk
  40.   Uncle Jimmy (Skit)
  41.   Never Le Nkemise, Pt. 1
  42.   Doos Dronk
  43.   Hey Sexy
  44.   Love Drug
  45.   Peanutbutter+Jelly
  46.   Rat Trap 666
  47.   Never Le Nkemise, Pt. 2
  48.   Fok Julle Naaiers
  49.   Wat Kyk Jy?
  50.   Jan Pierewiet
  51.   We Want Candy
  52.   Dazed & Confused
  53.   Do Not Fuk Wif Da Kid
  54.   $ar$
  55.   XP€N$IV $H1T
  56.   DJ Hi-Tek Rulez
  57.   U Make a Ninja Wanna F**k
  58.   So What?
  59.   She Makes Me a Killer
  60.   Darkling
  61.   Where's My Fukn Cup Cake?
  62.   Dance Wif Da DeVil
  63.   Moon Love
  64.   I Don't Dwank
  65.   Dont Fuk Me
  66.   U Make a Ninja Wanna Fuck
  67.   Zefside Zol (Interlude)
  68.   Pompie
  69.   Siembamba

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