Jub Jub’s Ndikhokhele is the number one song in the world, according to Siri

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Jub Jub has made quite a comeback and now has the number one song in the world, according to some.
Jub Jub has made quite a comeback and now has the number one song in the world, according to some.
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He recently released the remix version of the hit song Ndikhokhele, and within days it had more than a million views on YouTube. 

Now the gospel song by hip hop artist Jub Jub, real name Molemo Maarohanye, is the number one song in the world, according to Siri, Apple's virtual assistant.

The remix features a host of artists including Nathi, Rebecca Malope, Benjamin Dube, Mlindo The Vocalist, Tkinzky, Judith Sephuma, Blaq Diamond and Lebo Sekgobela.

Fans have officially labelled the song the South African version of We Are the World with its soothing lyrics, and call it a prayer that can carry South Africans through.

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Jub Jub took to his Instagram to share that Siri recognises Ndikhokhele as the number one song in the world.

“Yoooooooh yooooh yooooh, how did this happen, how did we get here, I'm so humbled words cannot express my gratitude Thank you for all your support,” he posted.

Jub Jub has made quite a comeback.

At the prime of his career, the rapper was convicted of culpable homicide following the death of four children in a drag racing accident in Soweto in 2010. Two other boys were seriously injured.

In a press conference hosted by his industry friend Somizi Mhlongo Motaung, he announced the release of the remix of Ndikhokhele and revealed  the proceeds made from the song would go to the families affected by the tragic accident. 

The Uyajola 9/9 and You Promised to Marry Me presenter is thrilled by the success of his Ndikhokhele remix and he shared the many people who have joined the #Ndikhokheleremixchallenge.

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