Megan van den Heever
1 minute read
6 Mar 2018
12:06 pm

Black Coffee becomes first SA DJ to play at the Apollo Theatre

Megan van den Heever

DJ Black Coffee’s stock has risen even higher after he was billed to play at the Apollo Theater in New York this past weekend.

DJ Black Coffee.

The DJ could barely hide his excitement as he became the first SA DJ and second local musician to play at the Apollo, after Belinda Davids made her debut last year. International DJ, Louie Vega announced that Black Coffee would be performing at the historic theatre at the end of February when he wrote on Twitter:

“Proud of my brother Black Coffee Nkosinathi Maphumulo he will be performing at the Apollo next week and with my Detroit brother Jeff Mills! This is history right here! We will be there my brother enjoying and smiling !!! No limits to where our music can reach! Keep on risin’!”

The famous Apollo Theare hosted Black Coffee this past weekend and the Pieces of Me DJ could barely hide his delight in the days leading up to his performance.

He confirmed his show on Twitter where he said: “I’m highly honoured to be gracing the stage of the Apollo Theatre. It has been one of my greatest dreams.”

Those who follow him on social media were able to grab a front-row seat to the action but if you missed out, here is a selection of the best moments from Black Coffee’s historic performance at the Apollo Theatre.

Local media personality and media entrepreneur, Tbo Touch, also paid tribute to Black Coffee’s achievement when he wrote on Twitter:

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