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A Q&A with local multilinguist and lyricist Pule Welch

“Distinctions between languages are political. They’re about power, not about grammar”

Pule: black man in a white body

Pule is a black man trapped in a white man’s body – Nicholas Richard Holmes Welch’s specifically.

Popular comic Pule all about iKasi style

HE describes himself as a “s’khothane” (new-age black youth sub-culture) who hails from Zone 3, Meadowlands in Soweto, “… well I actually live in Yeoville (Joburg), but I spend most of my time in Soweto,” he says.


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