Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo, known mainly by his stage name Black Coffee has achieved an incredible milestone in his musical career by having his music featured in the long-awaited upcoming movie The Matrix Resurrections starring the iconic global actor Keanu Reeves.
The superstar Dj told fans on his social media that the song Inkondlo KaMashimane from his 2015 album titled Pieces Of Me would be featured on the movie. This is an incredible achievement as many hit box office movies opt for international artists to be on their films. The Matrix choosing this particular song is an attestation that Black Coffee’s sound is authentic and worthy of being featured on world stages, the news also came a month after the hitmaker announced that he has been nominated for a Grammy Award. The Inkondlo KaMashimane song was a dedication to his late father, meaning the world will now know the music born from the waves of his father’s memory.
The DJ is not just any South African Dj but a household name as he receives more bookings from different parts of the world. He’s performed for international celebrities in their private events like P.Diddy. Hours before Louis Hamilton was to race in the F1. The DJ was featured in a star-studded global video that included Gabrielle Union, Queen Latifah, Justin Bieber and many more to wish the racer well. Black Coffee was the first South African to with a BET Award, and he’s recently been nominated for a Grammy.
Black Coffee started off as an ordinary house music DJ, but he wanted to be different so he tampered with different sounds and made songs with various artists with very unique sounds, one of them being the late electro DJ Avicii. Over the most recent years, the DJ has ventured to the global EDM sound, and it’s making him an even bigger sensation than he is. Currently, he’s the only young commercial artist from Mzansi to be nominated for a Grammy.