For the last year or so, Black Coffee’s ‘Afropolitan’ house sound has reached millions of music lovers all over the world. That is no doubt a fact. The past twelve months have seen his profile accelerate at spectacular speed, inspiring thousands along the way with his unique soul, spirit, talent and vision.
Originating from the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Nkosinathi Maphulmulo (Black Coffee) is celebrated as a national hero, backed up by his numerous SAMA awards ranging everywhere from ‘Best Dance Album’ to ‘Best Male Artist’. He and his music are described as fresh and future-focused yet sculptured by balance and beauty and trademark beats allowed Black Coffee enjoy a meteoric rise in popularity, taking influences from his homeland, and garnering a keen worldwide following.
Black Coffee hits London on Easter Saturday 26th March 2016 at the Electric Brixton, with an extended set, for his biggest show in the capital to date. The event is named after his latest single ‘We Dance Again’, a dance video challenge on Instagram https://instagram.com/explore/tags/wedanceagainchallenge/ that’s gone viral. The challenge has resulted in nearly 5,000 participants so far, including politicians and celebrities. Hosted at the spectacular Electric Brixton alongside some very special guests, ‘We Dance Again’ will see Black Coffee deliver his distinctive sound in a way London has never seen before.
Look for the full feature article on Black Coffee in our Spring 2016 issue of Beatselector Magazine, available on April 22, 2016.
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