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


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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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