Black Coffee on fatherhood: ‘We feel really blessed’
Jul14

Black Coffee on fatherhood: ‘We feel really blessed’

Johannesburg – When Enhle Mbali and Black Coffee welcomed their baby into the world a few weeks ago, we knew they would be private, but not this secretive. In a recent interview, Enhle said that she’d be taking time out after the birth of her baby to just be. (Read that story here). But now, finally, it seems we have a clue on the sex of a baby. Meanwhile, Black Coffee spoke out about having the baby in New York. Speaking...

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South Africa: What’s in a Name? PJ Powers Disagrees With a Liquor Store Advert
Jun25

South Africa: What’s in a Name? PJ Powers Disagrees With a Liquor Store Advert

ANALYSIS The free market is a ruthless place where gazillions of products and brands compete for the attention of potential consumers. It is a space where a colour, a few bars of music or even a typeface can come to be associated with a product, service or brand. In this noisy marketplace, established and iconic celebrities too can be used to promote or “push” just about anything – usually with their permission, of...

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DJ Black Coffee receives a random text about ‘illuminati’ in SA
May12

DJ Black Coffee receives a random text about ‘illuminati’ in SA

DJ Black Coffee got one of those random texts and decide to share it with the public. Going through the sms conversation, Black Coffee was asked about a secret society of illuminati. But with that being said the DJ laughed it off and tweeted: I’m just a Hard Working Child of GOD…. #dontgetittwisted Here is the sms conversation Black Coffee shared on his twitter Source:...

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Meet the two-year-old DJ taking South Africa by storm
Apr14

Meet the two-year-old DJ taking South Africa by storm

AT FIRST it seems like a fluke — a two-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. But the tiny boy is in control of the big beat of the bass-heavy house music. He is South Africa’s youngest disc jockey, DJ AJ. At a shopping mall appearance, a crowd gathers around the young boy as he bops his head to the beat, his large headphones slipping off. Adults whip out their cellphones to capture the moment...

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How Black Coffee Rose from South Africa’s Townships to Become the King of Afro-House
Feb18

How Black Coffee Rose from South Africa’s Townships to Become the King of Afro-House

Every kid battling boredom in a rural no man’s land dreams of a grand escape. But when you’re living in the dusty, impoverished townships of South Africa, Ibiza’s debaucherous beach parties seem like some distant alien planet. Yet, South African DJ Nathi Maphumulo—who goes by the alias Black Coffee—always knew that his future lay far beyond Umlazi, the township outside of Durban where he grew up. On a recent evening,...

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