Black Coffee is indeed  one of the biggest stars of the global electronic music scene. His diverse and authentic production style has awarded him his first Grammy Award on Monday 4 April 2022. He won the award under the Best/Electronic Album category at the 64th Grammy Awards that were held in Las Vegas, hosted by his fellow South African, Trevoh Noah.

The hitmaking DJ was nominated alongside internationally recognized dance ensembles Weapon, Marshmello and llenium. He collected the award in a clean cut white suit and accompanied by his son, Esona.

Black Coffee joins a long list of legendary South African artists who have won this prestigious award, including choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazothe late Mariam Makeba and the late Hugh Masekela.

In his acceptance speech the star went on to further thank his maker for the gift of music and his family.

“I want to thank God for the gift of music and being able to share it with the world and heal souls and help people go through whatever they’re going through in life,”

“I want to thank my fans all over the world and people who follow what I do, thank you so much for believing in me. I want to thank my family and my children.”

The world and Universal Music Africa would like to congratulate the African Black Coffee, for inspiring the music industry in Africa and thank him for having such a positive impact on the generation of stars that will follow.

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