The Kelly Khumalo Story

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Jacana Media, Mar 15, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 253 pages
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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 love—music. 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 Khumalo’s journey of rebuilding and redemption.
  

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

Like many biographies, this is both candid and a bit light on detail. It also mostly only reflects the voices of two people - Kelly and her manager - while the author also gives her opinion at the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Raesibe Mphahlele Mphahlele - Goodreads

definitely worth reading Read full review

Contents

The Bonsai and Sarah Years
48
Legal Woes Sarah Takes Action
90
Young Black and Wasted
128
Recovery
186
Afterword
244
Appendix
248
Untitled
254
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

Melinda Ferguson is a well-known, award-winning True Love magazine journalist and bestselling author of Smacked: A Harrowing Journey of Addiction and Hooked. Sarah Setlaelo is a talent agent and Kelly Khumalo's manager.

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