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Black Coffee turns 45: See some details about the star

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World-renowned Dj, Black Coffee is celebrating his 45th birthday today.

Many of his fans have taken to their TL to celebrate the star.

For Black Coffee, 45 years of his life has been the most wonderful thing to ask for.

He has worked tirelessly to put SA music on the global map.

Black Coffee is arguably one of the most prominent DJs in the world.

Lets take a look at some details about the star:

  • Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo better known by his stage name Black Coffee was born 11 March 1976 and he is a South African DJ, record producer, singer and songwriter.
  • He began his career around 1994 and has released nine studio albums, as well as a live DVD.
  • Maphumulo became prominent after participating in the 2004 Red Bull Music Academy that was held in Cape Town.
  • In September 2015, he won the “Breakthrough DJ of the Year” award at the DJ Awards in Ibiza.
  • In 2005, Maphumulo launched his career with a remix of Hugh Masekela’s 1972 hit Stimela. Later that year he released his self-titled debut album, and created his record company Soulistic Music.
  • The album sampled songs of notable South African artists like Thandiswa Mazwai, Hugh Masekela and featured Busi Mhlongo, among others.
  • On February 5, 2021, Black Coffee released his sixth studio album, Subconsciously. 
  • Maphumulo married actress and television presenter Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa. They had two children together and he has six children in total.
  • In July 2019, it was reported they had divorced

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