- Jub Jub has shared that he is grateful that Mzansi is a forgiving nation
- Jub Jub opened up about the 2010 drag racing incident which led to his eight-year jail sentence
- The Uyajola 9/9 presenter opened up about getting a second chance in life since he came out on parole in 2017
Jub Jub has opened up about getting a second chance since being released on parole in 2017. The Uyajola 9/9 presenter has been on a mission to change his life for the better after he served four years of his eight-year culpable homicide sentence for the 2010 drag racing accident.
The incident affected the lives of six children in a negative way. The rapper has shared that he is grateful that South Africans are a forgiving nation. He shared that after coming out of prison, he didn't want to go back to TV presenting or music. Ever since his release, the star has worked his way up the entertainment industry ladder.
He is the host of one of the biggest reality TV shows in Mzansi, Uyajola 9/9. He's remake of his classic song Ndikhokhele has been topping charts and its music video has garnered millions of views on YouTube.
"I didn't want to come back on TV or music ... I just wanted to stay locked up at home and 'cause I didn't know how people were going to look at me ... I'm just grateful that South Africans are a forgiving nation."
He shared that there's nothing he can do to change what happened on the day of the incident.
"I never thought a day would come where I'd be ready to boldly speak to you guys, especially about the ordeal."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Jub Jub's career is on an upward trajectory and things just seem to be getting better. The rapper and TV personality recently announced that his comeback single Ndikhokhele Remix has hit over two million views on YouTube.
The star-studded track features an array of top Mzansi musicians including Dr Rebecca Malope, Mlindo The Vocalist, Nathi, Benjamin Dube and others. The single was well received by Mzansi and trended for weeks after its released. Jub Jub took to social media to celebrate the massive win. He posted:
"Thank you soooooooo much AFRICA and the whole world for truly loving our song... NOT POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOU!!!"
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