tv Reporter Deutsche Welle October 19, 2019 8:15pm-8:31pm CEST
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a real career car oh i. know was no most bought the. hall with. lindsay knows every street and alley in durban he's been driving on them for 2 years now and when he drives he loves to sing often to the surprise of his passengers was all was she. saying they thought is that it's a radio old saddam city your years besides all that bad play i'm just i'm just going at that level and then the last. thing is that is that the reason you ever let your guts to me. since the video came out his phones hardly stopped to ringing with invitations to castings inquiries from sponsors and bookings for performances let's take this. on your resume are you know i'm going to sell i'm
going to i'm going to grant you your home your. car new one i. don't. think we have and in fact are now if you martin oh i mean if you know we induct here and we have you do not you know if you know anything we won't pay you for that oh really the best. just keep on talking yes tell me that nothing you can't see in the south but they just pull you to. it's just get to my emotions so much because i didn't realize it will go the spot i thought maybe it can just go. to facebook maybe hundreds or 2 on the deal was one of them or just saying can you bring that guy to come and perform
in the wedding or something like that just just a small things it's overwhelming i like it that. in fact he had long been active in durban's music scene performing at concerts and taking part in competitions but it had never been lower than a hobby. now every one of his rehearsals is live streamed menzi hopes to keep people talking about him. the. music teacher said bello makhanya has known menzi since childhood but even before menzies big discovery they met several times a month to practice mentoring never formally studied voice. since he was young i could see that is something special i'm so proud of him for his achievement in the moment a. i don't even know it's full 4 point the m m m m m m so
peaceful in front of his it's amazing this is i've been pining for this for a long time and i see an opening stages you know because the he does have a toilet. he's even received a call from a men's wear shop which month him a tuxedo for his next performance. please . i feel. like i. can't stress. this. like an opera singer a guy who's driving and he sings i'm a cook it is very interesting you know so i'm just through i was really excited to meet him and to see going better now that i see him in person. the next day nancy
takes a plane from durban to cape town he's been invited to perform at the voices of south africa singing competition he's optimistic. it's a good life it's a matter. of it's you. i'm so excited about this the whole team just suppose we can talk. it's stock it is important. even so menzi is seen as the underdog many of his competitors are professionals who studied music formally for added motivation the prize money is 30000 round about 2000 euro just yet. the son of hockey even gives it one last run through in the dressing room was. then really ready.
we'll hear and well executed his work on my son means his performance of a bit improving his voice was amazing. time for the jury's decision and. as. we. ease. their will. i. think that's this period so yeah yeah he wants us to take. it to come to. a. back a few weeks later. and then she lives in this township with his partner and 2
children. they're going to get out of the city for a while and visit his parents in the country. my family is my life starting from so it was the old limbo muslim elite where you find that like the whole segment that will come odds maybe with some cause to go and support one person i mean that's a i mean scene one. leg competitions solo that will come my dead it will take off. and then my mom was not. in the way they were dressed up the. soul it was just a good thing. gloom julia in the menzies parents are both talented
singers they used to sing in a choir and often used to sing at home as well. as the awful ghouls these are told. on display in the living room or the trophies menzi won at regional singing contests. menzi has great ambitions in december he plans to fly to the united states for a casting he shows his mother his fundraising page by which he hopes to raise the money for the trip from people he's never personally met. opportunity for the former. mission although there are. some. laughs if i'm being stout there's only one goal for me is to be an interest now performa. that's all and that's only my wish i just want to be an international
performer been reported as when i go to china are being recognised when i go to england are being recognised everywhere so that's my wish. menzies father is an out of work truck driver and his mother is a traditional healer he joined together to communicate with their ancestors the soon to tradition and pray for menzies success. because. of. you and. then a. part of continuing it but the greater the pride the higher the expectations was only what i had. i'm very excited and happy that my son may even be going abroad. but he mustn't forget his roots away he comes from coal. oh man my course he's going to represent the army without writing about us. and he should think of us as parents even
if all goes well for him as mayor knight. jim and in the. uk but in the meantime countless other videos have also gone viral on social media the big hype over menzi is dying down the last time that the only ones who come out told myself the hostler i'm special so by that i just don't carry that and then have that evil but i because at the end of the day you saw about 5 that i did and it's a i need to put bread on the table so i can say special island keep it keep motivating myself with nonsense so i just need to i just it's a wake up and what this is south africa that people with monsters that people will take but they don't wake. the.
next rehearsal in durban together with the city's modest circle of opera singers hardly any of them can manage to earn a living with their music. cd. nancy's friends and colleagues are all rooting for him. and i must say the guy is. a must say the cost of an inpatient which is a pussy i am. at the moment says man zeke luck is on his side so he's got to use it while he can and hope for a turn on the big opera stage. on the. load sheet.
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