Black Coffee Makes History as First African DJ To Perform at Madison Square Garden

On October 7th, the South African DJ and producer will achieve a significant milestone by becoming the first African DJ and the first South African Artist to headline at the iconic New York venue. 

Popular DJ and producer, Black Coffee, will be making history come 7 October. The Grammy Award winner, whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo, is set to become the first South African act to headline at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York.


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The world renowned artist took to social media to share his anticipation for his inaugural debut. “It’s always been one of my biggest dreams to take this music and sound to the highest level possible and to expose it to the largest audience imaginable and so I’ve dreamt of my @thegarden debut for many years — it’s finally a reality! Years of dreaming coming to you this October 7th, NYC.” he shares.

Premium beer brand Castle Light has teamed up with the Grammy Award-winning musical maestro Black Coffee to host an official send-off party ahead of his historic Madison Square Garden headline show.

Given that many of fans may not be able to experience the performance in person, Castle Lite and Black Coffee will be collaborating to give 1000 fans an ultimate experience and a true South African-style send-off. With no tickets up for sale, fans are encouraged to keep an eye out on the brand’s social media pages to stand a chance to secure a spot at the send-off over the next two weeks.

So, save the date! September 28 will be an unmissable experience hosted by the man of the moment.

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