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Black Coffee to headline Madison Square Garden show in October

Black Coffee Madison Square Garden

South African Grammy Award winning DJ Black Coffee announced on Friday that he will headline a show at Madison Square Garden in New York this October. He becomes be the first South African artist to do so. Taking to his social media to make the announcement, he said, “It’s always been one of my biggest […]

Drake enlists Black Coffee, TRESOR and Esona on surprise album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’

Drake Black Coffee Esona

In true Drake fashion, the Toronto rapper has shaken the internet with the arrival of his latest album, cheekily titled Honestly, Nevermind. This is the rapper’s first release since 2021’s Certified Lover Boy, and it comes as a surprise because there wasn’t any prior promotion leading up to its release. Instead, he just announced the new LP on Instagram yesterday evening (16 June), attaching the […]

The 2022 Grammy Awards Round Up, A Concert Where They’re Giving Out Awards

Grammy Awards 2022

Held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday 3 April 2022, the 64th annual Grammy Awards were announced in two part ceremonies, televised and untelevised. South African comedian Trevor Noah was the host of this year’s ceremony. With only nine awards given out over the duration of the three and a […]

South Africans Heartbroken as the TicketPro Dome Closes

TicketPro Dome Closes

South Africans have taken to social media with heavy hearts to relive their memories of the Ticketpro Dome. This comes as RX Venue Management announced that the country’s largest indoor arena has been sold to a third party which does not operate in the event space. In a statement released on Twitter, they said, “It […]

Black Coffee announces ownership stake in Gallo Music Group

SA music icon and international DJ, Black Coffee, has taken to his social media to announce that his investment company, Flight Mode SA, has acquired a majority stake of Gallo Music Investments. SA’s oldest and largest independent music label, Gallo is home to the catalogues of some of our most iconic musicians. Of the deal, […]

Music is King announces their artist lineup

The international show Music is King recently announced its return and revealed two concerts in two cities this December. Taking place in Johannesburg on 14 December at the Ticketpro Dome and Durban on 15 December 2019 at Kings Park Outer Fields, Music Is King is back to provide an experience in music, art and fashion […]

Apple Music reveals the top performing artists on the service

Apple Music is celebrating four years in Africa and with that have announced the top performing artists on the service both in South Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa over the past four years. Artists like Black Coffee, Nasty C, Burna Boy, AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Sjava, Sun-El Musician dominate locally whilst Ed Sheeran, Drake and Khalid are […]

BudX Launches Kings of Music in Style

Words by Mercia Tucker One of the hallmarks of great artistry is the crafting of exceptional live performances that not only endear yourself to your audience but sets you apart from your contemporaries. It’s the trump card in the suit that is the development of their career, and one that elevates the ordinary fan’s appreciation […]

BudX Presents Kings of Music with Black Coffee

This Freedom Day, Budweiser presents #BudX Kings Of Music. Headlined by the incomparable Black Coffee, this event promises and incredible night of live music performances, bespoke fashion exhibitions, fashion giveaways, and more. In the heart of Braamfontein, Shine Studios will host this epic event overlooking the Johannesburg city skyline. Known around the world, Black Coffee […]

The Plug 100: Most Influential People in SA Urban Culture

The Oxford Dictionary defines influence as “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself”. Additionally, it can also be concluded that influence is “the power to shape policy or ensure favourable treatment from someone, especially through status, contacts, or wealth”. When we embarked […]