African artists are making catchy songs to promote awareness about coronavirus

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With the entire world nearly at a halt over the fast spread of coronavirus to 125 nations, Africans are inspiring their continent with music and move trying to beat the virus.

Individuals are going to fun, catchy songs to promote practices like social separating and proper hand-washing.

The Ndlovu Youth Choir in South Africa is causing a ripple effect via web-based networking media with a song preaching preventive measures for coronavirus.

In under two minutes, the group wearing brilliantly colored conventional clothing sings and dances while advising Africans in English and Zulu not to panic, to wash their hands and to abstain from contacting their faces.

“There are already many dangerous myths and misunderstandings about the Coronavirus/Covid-19. We would like to assist by sharing a short video where we explain some basic guidelines,” the group tweeted about the music video.

“Wash your hands, don’t touch your face…we will beat corona. Don’t panic. Don’t spread rumors,” the lyrics of their song say.

The choir is celebrated for its colorful performances at the 2019 America’s Got Talent, where they made it to the final round of the show and won the hearts of numerous Africans.

Rap music has not been forgotten about in the battle against coronavirus. A Ghanaian doctor in China, Dr. Percy Akuetteh, recorded a hip-hop song in Mandarin discussing the symptoms of coronavirus.

As indicated by local media, Akuetteh, who is right now a Ph.D. student at Wenzhou Medical University, is part of a three-man African band and invests his free time forming music.

In the song, released in February, Akuetteh inclinations the world not to surrender yet to keep battling until the disease has inevitably prevailed.

He additionally clarifies the symptoms and impacts of the virus.

“I heard of this new coronavirus spreading at the speed of light. Breathing in this virus will give you pneumonia for free, maybe no obvious symptoms for 14 days. The next step is high body temperature, sneezing, sore throat, difficulty in breathing,” he raps.

Zion Christian Church (ZCC) individuals are additionally using humor and music to manage the outbreak in South Africa, which as of now has at least 62 cases.

A video of the group singing and dancing to a melody about coronavirus surfaced via web-based networking media. In the song the say “coronavirus, e feditse setshaba” which translates loosely to “coronavirus has killed many people.”

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