Zulu Warriors: A white kid on my stoep

15 May 2015 - 02:22
By Santham Pillay

In 2009, a teenaged David Jenkins made the 170km trek from Empangeni to Durban on a mission to find someone who could teach him to play the accordion like the maskandi greats. He found an eager tutor in maskandi legend Maqhinga Radebe, whose career started in the 1980s.Five years later, Jenkins is better known by his moniker Qadasi (which means "white person" in Zulu).

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