Steve Hofmeyr to release a song with k-word

2011-05-13 07:04

Afrikaans musician Steve Hofmeyr has released lyrics of his new song which include the k-word.

The Times reported the song, Ons sal dit oorleef (We will survive it), is dedicated to Eugene Terre’Blanche, leader of the rightwing Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, who was killed, allegedly by two of his employees, a year ago.

Hofmeyr said on a blog yesterday he would sing his “struggle song” outside courts at which the “murderers of our people and children” plead mitigating circumstances.

“My heart beats like a beetle, where it breaks for my people, before the khaki (British soldier in the Anglo-Boer War] cannon or the k*ffir’s dagger. It doesn’t matter anymore where we find ourselves, we will survive it,” reads a translated verse from the song.

Hofmeyr said he would sing the k-word in the song, to be released on his new CD, only if ANC Youth League president Julius Malema won his hate speech case against AfriForum in the High Court in Johannesburg.

“If Julius Malema is allowed to sing Shoot the Boer in public, we too will sing songs that have (the k-word).”

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