My favorite kind people are those who can make you laugh effortlessly. Like straight from a laugh factory, they are naturally infused with an immense sense of humor. Tetu Shani is one of those people.
I probably would have never talked to him if a friend hadn’t pushed me to make the first move (Thanks Mufasa). Even after attending his Kaya album launch in May at the exquisite Michael Joseph Center, I still wanted to know more. What’s the real story behind this guy called Mr. Jemedari?
I still remember the first time I met him. It was last year at a cool school event dubbed The Frequency. He was battling it out in front of an excited crowd with another poet, who I hadn’t met before either.
Allow me to ask one simple question: Does that title give away too much? No? Good, I was hoping for that answer. I wouldn’t want anyone to know that I interviewed Biko.