Last year, on the 24th of September 2009, South Africa celebrated Heritage Day. Over the years this has been unofficially become known as Braai Day throughout South Africa.
Die Heuwels Fantasties released Our Heritage on this day. They worked in colaberation with Soweto Gospel Choir, HHP and JR on this song. It’s absolutely brilliant and one of my favorite songs of 2009. The sounds of the Electro Funk / Pop pair which makes up Die Heuwels Fantasties (consisting of Pierre Greef and Hunter Kennedy) was the perfect choice in my opinion. I’m sure that we’ll see a lot more of this duo in the future. They’re truly one of South Africa’s musical treasures.
For foreigners who don’t know what a braai is, it can be defined as a “South African Barbeque”. This song can still be downloaded for free at this link.
This is the video for Our Heritage:
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