South African DJ Black Coffee Wins First Grammy

4th April 2022

Black Coffee has won his first-ever Grammy award.

The South African DJ and producer won in the category Best Dance/Electronic Album for Subconsciously.

Born Nkosinathi Maphumulo, Black Coffee grabbed the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the Grammy Awards for his album Subconsciously which was released last year.

It is the first time an African artist has won a Grammy in this category. 

Black Coffee Wins 2022 Grammy For Best Dance/Electronic Album – Billboard
Black Coffee, winner of the Best Dance/Electronic Music Album award.

In his acceptance speech, the award-winning music producer said: “I don’t even know what to say… I want to thank God for the gift of music and being able to share it with the world and heal some souls through it. I want to thank my team, my family, and all my fans all over the world.”

Black Coffee was up against Illenium, Major Lazer, Marshmello, Sylvan Esso, and Ten City for the prestigious award, TimesLive says.

Friends and fans have flooded social media with congratulatory messages for the artist.

The Grammys were hosted by South African comedian Trevor Noah.

Written by Ivor Moyo

Social media maven. Team Member @ Checkoutafrica

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