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AFK Insider | Dana Sanchez :


King G was born and grew up in Kimberley, South Africa, and he once made a living buying and selling diamonds from informal diamond diggers in the area. Now he earns his way entertaining crowds by spinning and drifting his classic Mercedes at the Monster Mob Raceway.


Portrait of King G Photo: Ilan Godfrey

The photo of King G by Ilan Godfrey was one of the winners in the 2014 Piclet.org Prize for Contemporary African Photography.

POPCAP announced the five winners, selected from 720 submissions. POPCAP awards prizes for photos produced in an African country or that deal with the African diaspora. Winners include Joana Choumali (Ivory Coast), Ilan Godfrey (South Africa), Léonard Pongo (Belgium), Anoek Steketee and Eefje Blankevoort (The Netherlands), and Patrick Willocq (France)…


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