- Black Coffee speaks up about why he left school and did not finish
- He now wants to open a school where he is able to stimulate pupils' passions
- The famous DJ grows from success to success and wants to give talented youth the options that he never had
Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo, aka Black Coffee, is a well-known and respected South African record producer and DJ Black Coffee is has a passion to change the African narrative.
Black Coffee explained in a recent interview with Midem, even though he did not complete his studies due to financial reasons, he is blessed today to be able to turn that negative into a positive by building an arts academy, reported ZAlebs.
Black Coffee said while he was studying, he witness fellow pupils that were extremely clever, completing their degrees, but unable to find a job. This sadden him.
Briefly.co.za learnt that he is of the opinion, if one believes all the nonsense the world feeds the people about Africa on TV, it is time for you to leave your lounge and get an education because it’s all hogwash.
Black Coffee said he wants to create a school to accommodate the pupils’ passions. If the learner wants to be a singer, then that is what he/she will be taught.
He said, they will be signing on to start their own label, when year one is completed they will drop their first single, end of second year they will drop an EP and by the end of their third year, they will drop an album.
With Black Coffee’s career booming, he is not one to buy expensive cars or private flights, he puts his money into improving and growing his community.
Regardless for the fact that Black Coffee was unable to complete his music studies, he has made a huge success of his career.
His desire is to reach out to others sharing his experience and educating them in every sphere they need to know about the industry. What an inspiration.
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