Black Coffee (Nkosinathi Maphumulo) News

Yemi Alade

The boom in Africa's music industry continues

Demand for homegrown contemporary music is sweeping Africa and driving a creative boom in the continent’s thriving music industry.

Leading the way is DJ Black Coffee, a colossal figure on the South African house scene. He's topping the charts and filling dance floors, and often works with many of his musical forebears, such as Hugh Masekela.

How South Africa became the new capital of house music

It may have started in “The Warehouse” club, Chicago, but the center of the house music world has relocated.

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In South Africa, more evolution than revolution

When Khanyi Dhlomo opened a plush designer boutique here late last year, it revealed as much about the national psyche as it did about the local fashion industry.