The Big Five O

FORGET about those musicians who want to make us believe that age is nothing but a number. Trust me: age is MORE than just a number!
Old people in my culture usually say that they have “ozo kaakaa zounene”, which is a statement about the squeaking sounds of old bones, which obviously deteriorates with one’s age. Whether one likes it or not, age will always find a way of literally rearing its ugly head – for men, you get a bald head or some seriously grey hair. Hair-colouring creams like Palette or Go-Black are of no use anymore, and so one must make peace with the new “mature” image.

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