Trevor’s prom date, with whom Tim sets him up in exchange for a better commission on the pirated CDs they work together to sell. Babiki is incredibly beautiful and fashionable, which intimidates Trevor. When they actually go to the dance, she refuses to get out of the car, and Trevor realizes that they have never actually talked one-on-one, and Babiki does not speak any English, Xhosa, Zulu, or anything else besides her native Pedi. After a disastrous time at the dance, Trevor is thoroughly confused when Babiki kisses him goodbye.
Babiki Character Timeline in Born a Crime
The timeline below shows where the character Babiki appears in Born a Crime. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...then meet a “really, really enormous, fat woman” inside (“her older sister,” one of three). Babiki, Trevor’s date, comes home after ten minutes, and Trevor is stunned, “dumbfounded,” with “no idea... (full context)