DJ Black Coffee makes history by performing at Madison Square Garden

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DJ Black Coffee will make history when he becomes the first South African DJ and producer to perform at New York’s famed Madison Square Garden later on Saturday.

The 47-year-old DJ, whose rise to international acclaim includes winning a BET Award in 2016 followed by a Grammy win in the dance/electronic album category last year.

The KwaZulu-Natal-born artist will be supported by the amapiano twin duo of Major League DJz with a number of special appearances from other country exports Oskido, Msaki and Mondli Ngcobo among others.

The show is expected to feature a 12-piece orchestra and a 360-degree stage setup.

Taking to social media Black Coffee said the dream was becoming a reality and that he couldn’t wait to share all the energy, emotion and passion they’ve been pouring into the show.