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Second Verse

Second Verse

Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
SKU: 9781485904724
R 320,00
The second verse of any song always has to be more killer than the first. Always. The rhythm has to slap. The lyrics must be on point. The feeling intense. And the impact mad definitive. It's just the way it is. In the same way, if you do well once in life, then you always have to be better from that point onwards.
The second verse of any song always has to be more killer than the first. Always. The rhythm has to slap. The lyrics must be on point. The feeling intense. And the impact mad definitive. It's just the way it is. In the same way, if you do well once in life, then you always have to be better from that point onwards. No doubt. East London, aka Slummies, circa 1998. Bokang Damane is a dreamer and an outsider with mad problems. Things only get worse when everyone thinks he wants to off himself just because he wrote an essay on suicide. Really? Talk about d.r.a.m.a. Life at the moment is just a sorry son-of-a-checklist of insolvable problems. Problem #1: Not black enough for the black kids and too black for the white kids. Yep, that's what happens when you attend a mad pompous all boys' college and live in the burbs. Problem #2: Family finances are a joke they can't even afford Bokang's initiation. Now he can't get props like any decent Xhosa man. Problem #3: An alcoholic, gambling attorney for a father who expects the world to bend to his will. What's a man gotta do? Apart from freaking the hell out? Bokang just wants to rap, sketch and be left alone. Everyone keeps yacking on about Bokang reaching his true potential but everyone keeps getting in the way. So what happens? Boy meets girl. It wouldn't be much of a story otherwise.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781485904724
Publisher Penguin Random House South Africa
Contributor By (author) Onke Mazibuko
Publication Date 2022-06-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 0
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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The second verse of any song always has to be more killer than the first. Always. The rhythm has to slap. The lyrics must be on point. The feeling intense. And the impact mad definitive. It's just the way it is. In the same way, if you do well once in life, then you always have to be better from that point onwards. No doubt. East London, aka Slummies, circa 1998. Bokang Damane is a dreamer and an outsider with mad problems. Things only get worse when everyone thinks he wants to off himself just because he wrote an essay on suicide. Really? Talk about d.r.a.m.a. Life at the moment is just a sorry son-of-a-checklist of insolvable problems. Problem #1: Not black enough for the black kids and too black for the white kids. Yep, that's what happens when you attend a mad pompous all boys' college and live in the burbs. Problem #2: Family finances are a joke they can't even afford Bokang's initiation. Now he can't get props like any decent Xhosa man. Problem #3: An alcoholic, gambling attorney for a father who expects the world to bend to his will. What's a man gotta do? Apart from freaking the hell out? Bokang just wants to rap, sketch and be left alone. Everyone keeps yacking on about Bokang reaching his true potential but everyone keeps getting in the way. So what happens? Boy meets girl. It wouldn't be much of a story otherwise.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781485904724
Publisher Penguin Random House South Africa
Contributor By (author) Onke Mazibuko
Publication Date 2022-06-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 0
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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