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Jack Parow

Jack Parow
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Personal details
Born Zander Tyler
(1982-02-22) 22 February 1982 (age 36)
Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa
Nationality South African
Spouse(s) Jenna Pietersen
Residence Cape Town, South Africa
Alma mater Durbanville High School
Known for Being a rapper, associated acts: Die Heuwels Fantasties, Die Antwoord, Garlic Brown, Bittereinder, Francois Van Coke, Fokofpolisiekar, Van Coke Kartel, Inge Beckmann, P.H.Fat, Haezer, Gazelle, SiboT, JR Label: Parowphernalia, Supra Familias, TopNotch
http://www.jackparow.co.za/

Zander Tyler (born February 22, 1982), better known under his stage name Jack Parow,[1] is a South African rapper. Collaborations with other South African artists include Die Heuwels Fantasties, Die Antwoord and Francois Van Coke.[2]

Career

Parow wanted to be a rapper since he was in primary school, citing Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle as an initial inspiration. Although he started rapping in English, he soon decided that he preferred Afrikaans.[3]

His first hit came with his single Cooler as Ekke, which was promoted by friends in Die Heuwels Fantasties,[4] with whom he later collaborated on their song Die Vraagstuk. He has since released four studio albums and toured around the world.[5]

In 2015 Parow released a biography, Die Ou Met die Snor by die Bar,[6] authored by local artist Theunis Engelbrecht.[7]

in 2016 Parow and his friend Hardus van Deventer shot a nine episode TV series titled Dis Hoe Ons Rol, which aired July to August 2016 on the Kyknet premium TV channel.[8] The filming took place as two legs over 30 days, during which Parow performed in each of South Africa's nine provinces at least once.[9]

In January 2017 Parow launched his own brandy product known as Parow Brandy.[10]

He is currently managed by Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel member, Wynand Myburgh.[11]

Personal life

Parow has a daughter, Ruby Tyler, born in 2012 to his long-term girlfriend, Jenna Pietersen.[12] Ruby was the inspiration for Parow's 2014 song Dis Befok,[13] and video footage for the 2016 remix of the song was shot by her via a chest-mounted camera.[14]

Discography

Jack Parow's first release was the Cooler as ekke EP in December 2009. It was released as a limited edition of 600 USB flash drives in the shape of an ice-cream-cone and featured 10 songs and 6 music videos.

Studio Albums
  • Jack Parow (2009)
  • Eksie Ou (2011)
  • Nag Van Die Lang Pette (2014)
  • Dis Hoe Ons Rol (2016) [15]
Extended Plays
  • Cooler as Ekke EP (2009)
  • From Parow with Love EP (2016)

References

  1. ^ Nolundi (2018-03-15). "Jack Parow, the Afrikaans rap artist is born". South African History Online. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Francois van Coke and Arno Carstens". Krugersdorp News. 2017-02-01. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Cooper, Ruth (2009-11-13). "Jack Parow pirate of the caravan park". Biz Community. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Cameron, Jackie (2014-09-12). "Great fun! Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow on making money in music business". BizNews. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Korff, Jean-Marie (2015-07-24). "Watch Jack Parow's new video here and read our intimate sit-down interview with him". Channel24. Retrieved .
  6. ^ Lyster, Rosa (2015-11-01). "Who the hell is Jack Parow, eintlik?". Sunday Times. South Africa. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Jack Parow - Die Ou Met die Snor by die Bar". Penguin Random House South Africa. Aug 2015. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Dis hoe ons rol". Kyknet. 2016. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Jack Parow lands his own TV show on kykNET". Channel 24. 2016-03-15. Retrieved .
  10. ^ Naik, Sameer (2017-01-07). "Hey okes, Jack Parow launches own brandy". IOL Business Report. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "They made us feel uncomfortable and unwelcome, says Jack Parow of SABC concert". Times Live. South Africa. 2016-09-13. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Jack Parow to be a father". iAfrica. 2011-12-07. Retrieved .
  13. ^ Snyders, Marilu (2014). "Jack Parow Lives Up to His Superster Status". What's On in Cape Town. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "Jack Parow's 4-year-old daughter filmed his new music video". Channel 24. 2016-12-01. Retrieved .
  15. ^ ?Dis Hoe Ons Rol by Jack Parow, 2016-07-26, retrieved

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