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S04E21 – Lekker Kiff Jol, My China!


Ever wondered what your crazy South African neighbour or co-worker means when he or she goes on about the ‘jol’ they went to after the ‘braai’? Maybe they chirp ‘lekker’ or ‘kiff’ when you tell them some good news – like you’ve brought a ‘zol’ to bounce? Leon and Brett provide a handy glossary to understanding South African English with a cracking soundtrack to match!

In this episode we feature:

  • Springbok Nude Girls
  • The Kereles
  • African Jazz Pioneers
  • Jaers Broers
  • Satanic Dagga Orgy
  • Koos Kombuis
  • Abdullah Ibrahim
  • Tony Cox
  • The Kiffness
  • Soul Brothers
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Die Radio Kalahari Orkes
  • Arthur

Remember, if you’re looking for a lekker kiff jol in London in November, the Springbok Nude Girls are playing at the Clapham Grand on Saturday 5th November!


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