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Black Coffee appears on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Black Coffee says he 'wants to change the narrative about Africa'

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Black Coffee guested on an episode of US TV programme The Daily Show earlier this week, presented by fellow South African Trevor Noah.

During the interview, which you can watch highlights of below, the DJ and producer, real name Nkosinathi Maphumulo, told viewers that he wants to be part of a wave of people that will "change the narrative about [Africa]". Referring to the school and neighbourhood that he plans to build to help disadvantaged people, Maphumulo told Noah that he wanted to work against the perception of Africa as a continent by some as an "inferior place".

He hoped that he could be part of an effort to encourage people on the continent to stay and "create a future" for themselves. In addition to these comments, he spoke about Africa Is Not A Jungle, the platform he recently launched to showcase African DJs and producers. 

He also puts his success down to "resilience" and "knowing hunger" when Noah raises his status in his home country.

Last summer, Black Coffee held down at residency at HÏ Ibiza. Check out 10 standout tracks from his season of gigs here.

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