Championed by his teacher, he started to write songs and perform. Once the passion for music took off, there was a battle between choosing music and rugby, but in the end music took the lead.
As soon as school finished, he started working graveyard shifts to pursue his dream and buy music equipment. This led him to record and produce all of his music himself at home in Howick.
A self-confessed nerd, Lepani’s other passions in life are comic books, movies and superheroes. He studied digital filmmaking and worked his two dream jobs – at a comic book store and a cinema.