South Africa: South African DJ wins major international award

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A day after Soweto-born comedian, Trevor Noah, made his debut as the new host of a major United States television show, South African musician Black Coffee won the Breakthrough artist of the year at the DJ Awards.

The award was made at a glittering ceremony in Ibiza, Spain, on Tuesday night, according to a PANA report here.

The awards were launched in 1998 and various genres‚ including techno and deep house.

The DJ, whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo, tweeted: "I'm so honoured right now and so proud to be South African!!!"

Black Coffee’s new album, "Pieces of Me", is receiving reviews around the world. He began his career back in 1994, the year Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first democratically elected President and he has released four albums and one live DVD under his Johannesburg based record label called Soulistic Music.
-0- PANA CU/VAO 30Sept2015

30 september 2015 14:15:18

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