DJ Black Coffee hasn’t slowed his since dropping the chart topping “Drive.” The musician has released a new song known as “Wish You Were Here” with South African singer Msaki.
The track is a romantic tune about young black love torn apart by distance. The music video was filmed across South Africa from Johannesburg to the rural Cape.
Black Coffee, who now has international acclaim, has been very vocal about his desire to push African music to the world. The DJ is clearly living his dream but is still humble and level-headed, remaining committed to helping disadvantaged youth.
His Black Coffee Foundation has partnered with Cape Town based sound and engineering school, SAE Institute and Bridges for Music to facilitate the funding of a disadvantaged Sound Production student annually. The funding covers the full tuition for a student to study SAE's renowned for one year full-time.
In an interview with OkayAfrica, the musician expressed how he feels about music:
"Music is a positive thing. It goes where religion and politics can't. It's very important to always carry that.”
Briefly.co.za recently learnt that the DJ had it really tough before becoming famous. He shared more about the tough experiences he has endured. He sent out a tweet sharing his new ground and making his mark on his abilities as a DJ and house music producer. The 27-year-old sent a tweet giving himself some good advice as he was so broke he was unable to afford to pay his rent.
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