Jack Parow and Nonku team up for a tribute to all the working class heroes of South Africa with “Ode To You“, a track off his latest album Nag Van Die Lang Pette. Jack and Nonku are currently making a music video for the track and decided to meet up with various people and try out their jobs; to experience what their day-to-day life, especially work, is all about. Before Jack Parow became South Africa’s Afrikaans rap super star, he packed fish, was a mechanic and allocated graves to support his rap habit.
The documentary-style music video sees Parow returning to his roots by sweeping streets, mowing lawns, washing cars, painting houses, laying bricks, working in a factory, packing fish and more.
“Shooting the “Ode to You” video was something very cool and special to me. It was amazing to meet all these working class hero’s. I have a next-level respect for them. It really took me back to all the k*k jobs I had to do to get where I am today. I have renewed appreciation for the fact that I can do what I love every day” – Jack Parow.
The full video will be released on 25th August and is filmed, directed and edited by Paul Ward. He is also responsible for Parow’s hit music video, P.A.R.T.Y.
Watch Part 1, 2 and 3 to view some of the behind-the-scenes adventures of Jack and Nonku in the making of the video below.
And here’s the P.A.R.T.Y. music video because it’s awesome!