What do Gareth Cliff, DJ Sbu, DJ Fresh, Robert Marawa and Tbo Touch have in common?
Your guess is as good as ours – they either left their traditional radio jobs or got fired from them.
Either way, these broadcast legends have become the ultimate comeback kings by pursuing new media ventures.
On Wednesday night, Gareth Cliff hosted them along with yet another legend Trevor Gumbi on CliffCentral.com – and it was super inspiring.
The only legend missing was Phat Joe, who is currently on suspension from Radio 2000.
Nevertheless, the show – Pure Conversations – saw the mega stars sharing their brave and inspiring comeback stories.
So candid and heartfelt were their stories that listeners took to Twitter to celebrate them.
A necessary Conversation to be held. Thank you @GarethCliff for creating platform.
@robertmarawa, @djsbu @DJFreshSA @iamtbotouch Thank you for sharing your stories but mostly, thank you for your wisdom. What a time to be alive #PureConversationsTwitter user Motseki Mabuya
OMG if you missed the live conversation, you won’t wanna miss this podcast!!! It was #pureconversations help by absolute #legendsTwitter user Cindy Mundow
I really wish these #PureConversations could have lasted for at least four hours. It has modified my personal character.Twitter user Ikageng
Some fans legit want a radio station with all these stars in it – now imagine that!
Kanene you guys were all fired from your previous jobs, I wonder what y’all are cooking, can’t wait if there’s any.Twitter user Anele Mpomo
And what would be the name of such a station? Trust imaginative South Africans for this one – Fired FM.
We wish the inspiring group all the best – and if ever they decide to team up (at Fired FM) – even better!