Get ready for a soul-stirring journey into the life and music of the Maskandi maestro, Big Zulu, as Nomalanga Shozi takes the driver’s seat in a one-of-a-kind episode on BET’s ‘Behind The Story.’
In a heart-to-heart drive, Big Zulu opens up about his profound love for music, delving deep into the roots of the Maskandi genre that has become his sonic signature. Nomalanga skillfully navigates through the notes of his life, discovering the melodies that shaped the man behind the music.
Big Zulu also walks us through the rugged path of his upbringing, where shoes were a luxury. In a poignant moment, he shares the struggle of warming his feet in cow dung during the chilly days – a testament to the resilience that fuels his artistry.
As a traditional Zulu man, Big Zulu reveals the unyielding values that guide his relationships. He unpacks the notion of going ’50/50′ in a partnership while shedding light on his steadfast stance against women abuse. His commitment to respecting women is unwavering, and he makes it clear that “violence is never the answer”.
Mark your calendars for a must-watch episode on Friday, 17 November, at 19:00 on BET channel 129. Join Nomalanga Shozi and Big Zulu as they traverse the highs and lows of his journey, unraveling the threads that weave his extraordinary story.
Can’t make it on Friday? Don’t worry! ‘Behind The Story’ Season 6 airs every Friday at 19:00, with repeats on Mondays at 10:30 and Sundays at 10:00. Set your reminders, and join the conversation using #BETBehindTheStory.
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