Black Coffee, whose real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo, was born on March 11, 1976, in Durban, South Africa. He grew up in the Eastern Cape Town region and was raised by his mother, Faith Dandala, after she parted ways with his father. Later, he moved to Umtata, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Black Coffee’s career began around 1994, but he became prominent after participating in various events and releasing his debut self-titled album “Black Coffee” in 2005, which incorporated elements of R&B and jazz. He is a DJ, songwriter, and record producer. Black Coffee established his own record label, Soulistic Music, and has gained prominence for his smash hit remixes, which have dominated the airwaves in recent years. He is a graduate of the Durban University of Technology, where he majored in Jazz Studies.
Black Coffee is married to Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa Maphumulo, and they have four children. He has an estimated net worth of $60 million and owns a collection of luxurious vehicles, including a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon, a Mercedes CLK, and a Maserati.
Black Coffee has expressed interest in having his life story written by renowned author Paulo Coelho, known for his book “The Alchemist”. Throughout his career, Black Coffee has built a reputation as a reserved and intellectual artist who has risen to become one of the biggest DJs in Africa.