Clean and sober

By Drum Digital
03 August 2012

The room is abuzz with the chitchat of the lunch-hour crowd but as he strides into the Maxim Lounge, an elite whisky, wine and cigar lounge at the Raphael Penthouses in Sandton, Joburg, it suddenly grows quiet.

Stares gravitate towards him as he surveys the room with perfect poise before walking towards our table.

Chilli M, or Daddy as the entertainment fraternity knows him, was once hailed king of the airwaves and possessed the kind of charisma that attracted people to him like iron filings to a magnet.

But he admits he lost his way and as a result his world spiralled out of control because of a drug addiction that held him firmly in its grip.

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