South African record producer and DJ, Black Coffee grew up in the Eastern Cape in Mthatha, before he came back to Durban to study music at Natal Tech, where he majored in Jazz. In 1988, he and his mother, Faith Dandala move to her mother's home in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.
South African DJ, Black Coffee has engaged music scene for over 10-years, but only got his breakthrough a few years ago. He began his career in 1994, when he was still in High School, studying keyboard and singing in the school choir.
While studying Music at Natal Technikon, Black Coffee built up his expertise and formed the band "Shana" going ahead to release 4 albums. In 2003, he was picked as one of two South African members in the Red Bull Music Academy, which kicked off his career in the South Africa music DJ scene. He scooped a South African Music Award (SAMA) at the sixteenth Annual SAMA Awards in 2006 for the Best Urban Dance Album, Home Brewed.
Black Coffee lost the utilization of his left arm at the age of 13. While celebrating the release of Nelson Mandela a speeding vehicle ran over the group, harming him. He set a world record for the longest DJ set (60 hours) utilizing one arm in 2010.
In 2009, Black Coffee reported that 5% of all the collection deals from his record mark, Soulistic Music, would be given to charity. One of Black Coffee's most inspirational films was the point at which he set up an establishment called DJ Black Coffee Foundation, uplifting and helping people with handicaps.
Award-winning DJ Black Coffee married to TV presenter and actress Mbali Mlotshwa on 13 May 2011, in Soweto. Before tied the knot the couple got engaged in 2010. The couple was blessed 2 sons together: Anesu and Asante Maphumulo. Black Coffee and his wife, Mlotshwa, have been married for a more than 5-years and their affection is as yet going solid.
One reason is maybe their common regard and the DJ's dedication to his better half's dream. Black Coffee has said he is exceptionally glad for her hustle. DJ Black says he has constantly supported his wife to explore her own talents and define her own triumphs.