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Despite a cold front that hit Mzansi this past weekend, the ultimate Spring Fiesta went down on the Saturday the 21st of September. The concert hosted over 13 000 fans who braved the weather to welcome spring’s arrival at the Wild Waters in Ekurhuleni. This year’s line-up saw over 60 performers featured on 5 stages. After …Read More »

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Amsterdam Dance Event finalises festival line-up

In less than 3 weeks, the 18th edition of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) hits. Organisers are currently in full swing with preparations for the leading club festival and electronic conference, taking place over five days from the 16th to 20th  of October. Yesterday, ADE proudly announced the finalised festival line-up – a record number of …Read More »

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The DJ Shimza Effect

“Black Coffee gave me a platform long before anyone else knew me…” If ever there’s been an individual who embodies the latest hip-hop adage, “started from the bottom now we here,” it’s Ashley ‘Shimza’ Raphala. The young man from Thembisa has grown from strength to strength and is now undoubtedly one of the biggest blossoming …Read More »

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OUT SOON: Martin East Project ft. Jared Douglas – Lead Me On

Martin East has once again joined forces with long-time Seattle-based friend, Jared Douglas, to create the beautifully distinctive and soulful dance-floor vibe starter, ‘Lead Me On.’   The new offering has been described as a sexy deep house outing with beautiful keys and blissful beats doused with Jared Douglas’ smooth vocals. Also featured on the package is Australia’s Husky delivering a …Read More »

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Johannesburg will be getting extra special love from South Africa’s most loved DJs – Black Coffee, DJ Fresh, Euphonic, DJ Shimza and guests – in the next two weeks. Here’s what’s on. 30th AUG: EUPHONIK VS DJ SHIMZA AT SPORTS ARENA IN MIDRAND Euphonik takes on DJ Shimza at Midrand’s Sports Arena. There will be …Read More »

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Tortured Soul vs Black Coffee ‘I Know What’s On Your Mind’

Brooklyn-based soulful house trio, Tortured Soul, has called up our very own DJ/producer sensation Black Coffee for a collaboration on the infectious single ‘I Know What’s On Your Mind,’ which came about when the Americans recently visited Johannesburg. The package offer includes a soulful main radio mix, a deep house remix by Tortured Soul member Ethan White, as well …Read More »

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The Deep End with Luo: Ps & Qs

One of the biggest highlights of any DJ’s career is that moment when they meet their idol. For me it was meeting Black Coffee. The year was 2009 and he was playing in Grahamstown. Black Coffee tries not to draw too much attention to himself so most of the time he can slip in and …Read More »


MTV’s Eagle Air to host stellar line-up at Durban July

The guests at the deluxe Eagle Air village at this year’s prestigious celebrity event, the Durban July, will be shaking ankles to the sounds of Black Coffee, LCNVL, Professor, Speedsta, DJ Benny Maverick, Twins on Decks, DJ Vigilante, Black Motion, Dr Malinga and Vetkuk & Mahoota – who join previously announced Mafikizolo and Liquideep, as …Read More »