Mi_Casa lead vocalist J’Something paid tribute to 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana with a touching song. Uyinene made headlines in August last year when details of her gruesome rape and murder surfaced, raising the issue of gender-based violence is South Africa.
Posting a clip of the song to Twitter, the music producer and guitarist wrote: “A song I wrote for #UyineneMrwetyana last year … I hope it lands with the sincerity and love in which it was made.”
Starting off the song with the lyrics “those are our daughters, our brothers. Those are our sisters, our mothers”, J’Something sings his haunting melody accompanied by a guitar.
The video is already a hit, clocking over 9.4K views with no doubt that it’s struck a chord with many.