Congratulations are in order as South African star Black Coffee brings home the most desired BET Award after beating several hot artists from South Africa and beyond.
Following the awards ceremony being held in Los Angeles, Black Coffee has become the first South African artist to walk away with a BET Award in the category: ‘Best International Act – Africa’ as part of the recognition awards at the 2016 BET Africa.
The announcement was made tonight during a show held at Staples Center headlined by Lil Wayne and the BET platform used it as an opportunity to announce some of the winners for some categories.
The race was definitely not an easy one as Black Coffee crushed out other superstars like AKA‚ Cassper Nyovest‚ Diamond Platnumz‚MzVee‚ Serge Beynaud‚ Wizkid and Yemi Alade to win the BET trophy.
Clad in a green suit‚ the SA star shared his gratitude to all his South African fans for their support. He also took to Twitter shortly after the news went viral and twitted a special thanks to his supporters.
— #PIECESOFME (@RealBlackCoffee) June 25, 2016
Fans and fellow artists welcomed the great news with much excitement and have been bombarding the DJ with felicitations, telling him how much he deserved the award.
The main award show will hold tomorrow, Sunday 26th of June, while it will be televised on BET on Tuesday, 28th of June.
Black coffee who started his career around the year 1995, has released five albums and a live DVD under his Johannesberg-based record label, Soulistic Music.The multi-award winning record producer and DJ is perhaps the most prominent electronic music producer in Africa.
Coffee boasts of a successful career decorated with several awards from SAMA, Metro FM, Channel O among others.