Kelly Khumalo is an award-winning Kwaito star who rose to national fame at the age of 21, but due to a string of bad decisions and relationships, she soon lost her shine. This book tracks the life and times of the fallen township pop princess: her plummet from grace, disastrous relationships with men, her addiction to cocaine, and finally her hardfought battle back to sanity and her real loveamusic. Offering a rare glimpse into the backstage of the South African music industry, rife with sensation and backstabbing, this is a tale of highs, lows, and personal triumphs. Told by a mentor and friend of Khumalo's along with her manager, the story provides readers with intimate and brutally real access to Khumaloas journey of rebuilding and redemption.The story on the ground was that he had arrived on the island with said problem to start with. ... So while Jub Jub was cavorting on islands and driving in Hummers and Mini Coopers, Kelly watched from the sidelines, five months ... Three months earlier, in September 2009, Kellya#39;s many lives on Rhythm City had run out.
|Title||:||The Kelly Khumalo Story|
|Author||:||Melinda Ferguson, Sarah Setlaelo|
|Publisher||:||Jacana Media - 2013-03-15|