Forget Jack Sparrow. Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow is way cooler

#180. Get hooked on Afrikaans bad boy rapper Jack Parow and watch endless repeats of his “Cooler as Ekke”, an anthem that cuts to the heart of what it feels like when someone thinks they are cooler than you. Jack Parow is the voice of everyman against people called Chaz who have great hair and can wear pink button down shirts and loafers with no socks. Okay it’s broader than that. Jack Parow is the voice of anyone who comes from the East Rand.

I just came across this interview with Parow by Gabi Goldberg (worthy of Rolling Stone) on a site called Moral Fibre (which I now like this very much). Continue reading