Good Thing About Music

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One good thing about music is that when it hits you, you feel no pain. I think music in itself is a healing and an explosive expression of humanity. I was born with music in me. Seventeen years went by that I was exposed to this amazing sound called “Music”. A thing that can change the world because it can change people. A simple sound that is made by instruments yet its power is so strong and captures the hearts of many.

I have had the privilege of being surrounded by musical legends that kept me going and are the reason for my liking towards music. It was a dull, gloomy Friday and a thousand emotions ran through me and it was out of my control. I was frustrated, upset and could no longer bare the pain that I was experiencing. Not physically, but emotionally.

It is no doubt that everyone has those days which you experience mixed emotions and cannot control them. Something magical and unexplainable happened that day, a day that shall be mentioned and kept close to my heart for eternity. “I was born with music in me” - The story behind this all began when my father was a deejay in the early 70’s, and so it passed onto my first brother and thereafter my second brother.

The passing on of my father and the marriage of my first brother left my second brother to take over this legacy. Suddenly, my dull, gloomy day turned out to be the most breathtaking and mind-blowing day. My brother was playing at one of Durban’s biggest parties and asked me to join him because he could see that I was not in my right state of mind. So I agreed to go and try to get my mind of things. Once we arrived at the venue, it was almost impossible to enter because of the amount of people that attended this party.

I thought to myself at that moment “This is going to be a night to remember” and I was absolutely right. My brother began to play and instantly he took me into another world with his amazing talent. I was overwhelmed with this feeling that music can create. His...
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