tena koutou, katoa. Nga mihi.. something. Yeah. Yeah,
yeah. It's all good Al, all good. Been learnin our mihis
here, at the Rangatahi Unit for the mentals. Been tryin
to tell them I'm not sick. "This is me bro, this is me",
I said, I said, " Yeah. Yeah, yeah. It's all good Doc.
I'm good Doc."
Man, he's like pretty
alright Al. Could do with a makeover, you know like
extreme. Ditch the brown suit, lose the bowl. Like yeah
man.Yeah. Wass happening Doc? I said I said, "Here Al,
wear my beanie."
Cause I'm not
worried no more bout my red hair. Red and curly like a
fucked up clown. Cause it's all good Al, all good. And
he's like, "How ya feeling Jason?"
And I'm like, "Call
me Ja bro. Call me Ja."
Oh yeah..yeah. Nga
mihi nui. Ko Ja toku ingoa. That's me - Ja. Ja from the
Bay. Yo. Ja from the Bay.
I'm like gonna be famous when I get outta here, cause
I'm like fat Al, fat. Probably gonna hook up with like
Scribe, 2 Pac, maybe Eminen, Twista. Cause like I got it
happenin. Pumpin. It's all good Al, all good. Yeah, like
Pack it on babe.
ya to my cave.
I'm your man.
Get it up, get it up cos I can.
What ya reckon Al? Been learnin drummin here too. This chick
Sakafi. Tokelauen number. We hang in the music room.
Drummins her thing. Been showing me a few moves and now
Al, I'm the man. Got it happening. Reckon I'll hook up
with like Che Fu, UB40 maybe ACDC, Greenday. Cause Al I
got it all shit.
It's ya birthday.
Yeah. Oy yeah. Oy Al, it's Mums birthday, not today, but
.... was...gonna be soon. Yeah soon. What's that, oy
Ko Lee toku mum.. or is it mama? Yeah. Yeah, yeah. It's
all good Al, all good. Mums the bomb. Got it happenin.
She's comin in later, bringin me Maccas. Big Mac, chips,
got it going on Al, going on. Mum looks after me and
Mere, my sister. She's like yeah, all that Al, all that.
Dad he's.. oy...oy
yeah. Ko Nikora toku dad. He's like a sperm donor with a
fist, a fist and a flagon. Mum says, "We're better off
kids, better off."
Lives in Sydney I think. New
whanau and all that. But I don't care cause who gives a
fuck? Yo. All good Al, all good.
I've been tryin to tell the
nurses and all that, I'm like not a mental. I'm like yo
yo, stoked. Good to be here and all that. Ya get to 17
and it's all good. Ya worked it all out. Things don't
matter anymore, cause it's all good. After P, I was a
reincarnated Super Sayin cross with John Cena,
WWE World Wrestling. Invincible Al, invincible.
Hooch is rockin, but P is like fat Al, fat. But ya know
Al, now I'm just Ja. Ja from the Bay. Go sniff it. It's
illicit. I said to Koru. He's like Koru Rangi, kaumatua
of the mentals, "I'm not Maori, I'm just Ja. Ja from the
He said, "Tama be
And I'm like, "My dad's
Maori Koru, and he's not here. So there. Give me a beer.
Cheers, big Ears."
Yo yo. But it's all
sweet- cause Koru said sit down when I stood up and
stand when I sat down. Then he took my hand and walked
with me outside, round and round the courtyard cause my
legs were movin couldn't stop groovin. I'm movin, I'm
grovin cause I'm all that. We shot a few hoops, sang a
few waiatas. I showed him I could do the haka. Real loud
too, real loud. I said, "I'm too much Koru, too much."
He smiled and nodded. So
it's all good Al. All good.
I reckon I will be
famous, doesn't matter I can't write. I'm feeling so
fucken good, cause it's all happening. Things are
finally going my way Al, my way. So yeah. I'm not
actually a mental. But it's all shit being here. Mean
kai. Nurses like fat Al, fat. Dr, yeah, needs a haircut
yo yo, alright. Could do with a toke. Smoke it. Toke it.
They reckon I have to give it up, cause I'm like manic.
And I'm like, "Don't panic, I'm not manic. Don't panic,
I'm not manic."
Yeah, so it's all good Al, all good.
Wass - up?
Oy yeah, mihi. No Titahi Bay ahau. My mountain...Ko
Whitireia Al... something something.Yeah. Yeah, yeah.
Tena koutou, tena koutou, katoa. All good Al, all good.