My life changed this year - Nathi on prison, the arts & 2016

Jennifer Sanasie speaks to Nathi Mankayi at the Buyel'Ekhaya Music Festival, watch him tell us about his successful 2015, and how prison changed the way he sees life. 

Mankayi has become one of the top recording artists in South Africa this year, Nathi performed at the music festival in East London, and says, "it feels good to sing in front of such a big crowd."

The Nomvula hitmaker has overcome many obstacles, he released his debut album, Buyelekhaya this year to huge critical acclaim and love from fans, one of his biggest fans being TV personality Bonang Matheba. 

It hasn't always been fame and fortune for the musician, he has been very vocal about the time he spent in prison for armed robbery. We speak to Nathi in the video above about how four years in prison changed his life. Watch.

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