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Rasta on why he has no time for his haters

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Art is a callingLebani Sirenje (39) from Hillbrow in Joburg said, as many people flocked to the funeral, he thought the only way he could pay tribute to his hero in music was by doing a painting for the man. Photo: Lucky Morajane
Art is a callingLebani Sirenje (39) from Hillbrow in Joburg said, as many people flocked to the funeral, he thought the only way he could pay tribute to his hero in music was by doing a painting for the man. Photo: Lucky Morajane

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Controversial visual artist Rasta has bagged himself a few new advert campaigns along with his very own clothing line. He speaks with Phumlani S Langa about dealing with critics and using the hate to pad his bank account.

Lebani Thaka David Sirenje, better known as Rasta the Artist, was born in Killarney in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and grew up in Pumula East. He is an infamous artist who has secured himself a tender to immortalise some of the most prominent South Africans on canvas.

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