'Kaptein' butchers national anthem
WATCH: South African singer and songwriter Kurt Darren has joined the hall of infamy.
Darren, an award-winning artist that is famous for among others the song Kaptein (Span Die Seile), completed butchered the national anthem at the Varsity Cup Final in Stellenbosch on Monday.
The bumbling performance caused a storm on social media and placed him of the list of infamous anthem butchers with Ard Matthews and Ras Dumisani.
Dear @StellenboschUni and @FNBSA #VarsityCup. Rather not sing it at all than insult our Nation & African languages. If you don’t have black students to sing the National Anthem, just don’t do it. Nxa. pic.twitter.com/yww6D8qUCl
— Pirates Analysis (@AnalysisPirates) April 15, 2019
Ek sien baie uit na vanaand se @varsitycup finals, dankie aan @MatiesSport en @HiTec_SA dat ek deel kan wees van so n ongelooflike geleentheid, en sterkte aan @MatiesSport en @TuksSport , gaan awesome wees!! #varsitycup #maties #tuks #hitec
— Kurt Darren (@kurtdofficial) April 15, 2019
— Grit Sports Live (@Grit_Sports) April 15, 2019
Just listened to Kurt Darren butcher the national anthem in the Varsity Cup final. How is this man still relevant?
— James MacDonald (@jbigmac) April 15, 2019
Kurt Darren seriously butchered the anthem pic.twitter.com/VbtzK5fWix
— Bathi Mbityi (@Bathi19) April 15, 2019
And just like that Kurt Darren completely butchers the National Anthem! Check the Tukkies players chuckling to each other. Oh dear. “O ek wil huis toe gaan!” @SuperSportBlitz @varsitycup @supersports pic.twitter.com/yFEAseqeuG
— Cape Africa Tours (@capeafricatours) April 15, 2019