President Jacob Zuma has congratulated renowned home- grown South African DJ and music producer DJ Black Coffee, whose real name is Mr Nkosinathi Maphumulo, for his great achievement of being the first South African music artist to win a Black Entertainment Television (BET) award.
“DJ Black Coffee continues to inspire our youth with this achievement and has now become our prime international export in the music industry, as an example of the South African youth talent. Our nation is immensely proud of him and this achievement in particular. We congratulate him most heartily,” said President Zuma in a statement released to the press.
Black Coffee has humbly posted this tweet in response to all the praise and congratulations coming his way:
— #PIECESOFME (@RealBlackCoffee) June 25, 2016
ICYMI Black Coffee won the BET Award in the “Best International Act-Africa” category at the awards ceremony held on Saturday in Los Angeles, in the United States of America.
The BET Awards were established in 2001 to celebrate African- Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment.