I am a changed man: Bongani Fassie

By Drum Digital
08 February 2013

After many tumultuous years in the spotlight Bongani Fassie has found a healthy new focus.

After many tumultuous years in the spotlight Bongani Fassie has found a healthy new focus – his girlfriend Buhle, daughter Brenda and his thriving music career nearly a year has passed since DRUM last spoke to Bongani Fassie (27) and it’s very clear a lot has changed.

It’s evident he’s made a concerted effort to turn his life around and become a man his late mother Brenda would have been proud of.

In our previous interview he sounded positive as he reflected on his life up to that point – and where it was going.

When we meet up with him now it’s obvious fatherhood has had a profound effect on him and changed his life for the better. “Things change when you become a father and I’m no longer doing things only for myself – I have to do things right for the sake of my baby girl,” he says with a new-found sense of responsibility. “I want her to have the best of everything.”

It’s been five months since the birth of his daughter Brenda, whom he aptly named after his famous mother. “She’s a very special child and I believe she’s the reincarnation of my mother – she’s the blessing that I needed in my life.

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