DJ Fresh on giving ProVerb his big break in 2003: 'Took the ball. Ran with it. Bought the stadium'

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  • DJ Fresh congratulated ProVerb on the release of his memoir, writing a sweet dedication to the Idols SA host.
  • In the book, the musician and producer pays tribute to the people who've helped make him become the person he is.
  • "I love you @ProVerbMusic!! Took the Ball. Ran with it. Bought the stadium," DJ Fresh captioned the post.

DJ Fresh congratulated ProVerb on the release of his memoir, dedicating an Instagram post to the producer.

In this memoir, ProVerb, whose real name is Tebogo Thekisho, pays tribute to the people who've helped make him become the person he is, especially his parents, his grandmother and his siblings. 

He says that he'll share the lessons he's learnt through the different phases of his life, and also delve into the dark times he's endured, including his painfully public divorce and attempted suicide. 

DJ Fresh shared a video of himself praising ProVerb on the massive accomplishment and captioned the clip: "2003 @adilatlarge hounded me about giving some kid a break to be technical producer for my breakfast show on @YFM! There was MIN budget so I had to pay him myself!THAT KID JUST DROPPED OFF HIS NEW BOOK!"

In the video, DJ Fresh asks ProVerb who should buy the book, to which he responds: "Anyone I think looking to be sort of engaged, you know, to hear from another ordinary South African youngsta, you know, who is out pursuing big dreams."

"I'm proud of you," DJ Fresh responds.

He concludes the post, writing: "I love you @ProVerbMusic!! Took the Ball. Ran with it. Bought the stadium!"

"I love, appreciate and respect you Big Dawg," proverb replied in the comment section of the post. 

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