Samthing Soweto’s single, Happy Birthday, has been labelled as annoying by many Twitter users, as a result of often being used on many people’s Instagram Stories.
Samthing Soweto became a topical matter on Twitter on Tuesday, 25 August 2020, following a discussion on which songs people never want to hear again. Happy Birthday is often used in birthday posts on a lot of people’s Instagram Stories, and was amongst the top singles named. While many other songs were listed, the common track was the celebrated vocalist’s Happy Birthday.
The song was part of his critically acclaimed 2019 album, Isiphithiphithi. Happy Birthday is popular on Instagram because many people either use it to announce their own birthdays, or to wish someone else a happy birthday. Another song that received almost as much criticism was Pop Smoke’s Something Special, which followed closely behind Samthing Soweto’s Happy Birthday.
See the posts below.
Samthing Soweto's Happy Birthday has entered the conversation. https://t.co/OFMZlvbAGM
— oke. (@SirNjabulo) August 25, 2020
It’s a birthday. Now I can’t play Samthing Soweto’s song cause of “yhooo iyadika langoma ngoku” So now I must look for Rebecca Malope’s song mhlawmbi so that wena you don’t get irritated? Imagine ?
— S’lindoh (@slee_mthungatha) August 25, 2020
Something Special by Pop Smoke
That "Whenever you're ready" Tik Tok song
Happy birthday by Samthing Soweto
Ratchet Happy Birthday by Drake ??? https://t.co/Px5Zeft5uq
— The Notorious (@thee_gmp) August 25, 2020
Happy birthday by samthing soweto?? https://t.co/gLyTtC7OL2
— thapelo segooa (@caustic___) August 24, 2020
Happy Birthday – Samthing Soweto
Something special – Pop smoke
Surrender- Natalie Taylor
Yummy – Justin Bieber https://t.co/9Xw98mHKEM
— Amina M✨ (@_AminaMoloto_) August 25, 2020