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Dookoom 'farm song' sparks controversy

The controversial song is riddled with profanities used to describe the history of farmworkers.

Dookoom live at the assembly Block party. Picture: Facebook.com

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town-based rap group Dookoom has described their latest song about the plight of farmworkers as a form of art.

The song has farmers' rights group Afriforum up in arms, who believes the song incites hate speech.

The more than four minute long video which is supposedly shot on a farm, shows apparent farm labourers hard at work.

The song is riddled with profanities used to describe the history of farmworkers in South Africa.

But Dookoom band member who goes by the stage name Human Waste, says it's nothing but art.

But Afriforum is not taking it lightly and has laid a complaint with the Humans Right Commission.

WARNING: THIS MUSIC VIDEO CONTAINS EXTREMELY PROFANE LANGUAGE AND SCENES WHICH WILL OFFEND SOME VIEWERS.