Cape Town – South African Award-winning deejay Nkosinathi Maphumulo, better known by his stage name “DJ Black Coffee”, is set to perform alongside some of America’s greatest acts at the highly anticipated annual Coachella festival in April.
According to Kaya 959, the music festival was on hold for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
However, it has returned this year with a bang, featuring a slew of artists.
A report by East Coast Radio revelaed that this is not the first time Black Coffee has been asked to perform at the music festival. He also performed in 2016.
Coachella will take place at the historic Empire Polo Club in Indio from Friday, April 15 to Sunday, April 24.
Registration for tickets presale has been opened until January, 14.
Black Coffee will kick things off on Day 1 and 4 of the music festival, perfoming next to big international stars like Billie Eilish, Harry Styles and Kanye West.
See the Coachella line-up below:
— Coachella (@coachella) January 13, 2022
This comes after the deejay recently received his first-ever Grammy Award nomination for his album “Subconsciously“.
Many social media users have taken to social media to congratulate him.
Take a look at some of the reactions below:
Black Coffee’s name is getting bigger by each year on this Coachella artist list, love to see it. ♥️🙏🏾 https://t.co/H4wj0BKWEZ
— Thabiso WaseSkomplazi (@Snecinho) January 13, 2022
But Black Coffee is faaar faaar🥺🥺🥺😍😍😍 https://t.co/30hMOzOuGS
— Cody 💛 (@awholehahah) January 13, 2022
This guy is gone, gone gone. https://t.co/Zf9bdJSRDg
— WILL (@MothapoMW) January 13, 2022
Black Coffee is a BIG DEAL okay?!! https://t.co/dllieRgYDj
— Q🦦 (@youcancallmeQ_) January 13, 2022
Compiled by Sinothando Siyolo