Die Antwoord have described their work as "exaggerated experience", and that's apt. Anger, lust, passion, violence - all things through the lens of Die Antwoord become amplified to the point of deafening.
They are a parody of the often-ludicrous method of hyper realizing popular culture -- a culture we created and presented through music videos and clothing lines. They are a parody of us, but it's so much fun to watch.
Contemporary South African popular music reveals a myriad of artists searching for an identity in a country still recovering from racial hatred; and a youth looking to the past in order to make sense of the present.