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Black Coffee’s Grammy-winning album achieves platinum status [watch]

Black Coffee’s ‘Subconsciously’ featuring the likes of David Guetta, Pharrell and Msaki, has officially achieved platinum status!

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Black Coffee requested Rocking the Daisies remove his name from the promotion of their luxury camping option. Image via Getty Images Photography: Mindy Small

Just two weeks after winning his first-ever Grammy Award, South African DJ and producer Black Coffee is celebrating another major milestone! The We Dance Again hitmaker’s Grammy-winning album, Subconsciously, has officially reached platinum status! 

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‘SUBCONSCIOUSLY’ REACHES PLATINUM STATUS

Black Coffee’s Subconsciously was officially released on 5 February 2021. The 12-track album has features from the likes of Sun-El Musician, Una Rams, Tellaman, Pharrell Williams, Msaki, David Guetta and Msaki. The album was released under Universal Music Group.

Taking to Instagram on Tuesday 12 April, Universal announced that the album and a few singles had reached platinum status. 

“Congratulations to Black Coffee on Subconsciously reaching platinum status and multiple singles also reaching platinum!”

BLACK COFFEE BRINGS HOME A GRAMMY 

The 46-year-old DJ attended the Grammy Awards on Sunday 3 April at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with his eldest son Esona. The star DJ won the award for Best Dance/Electronic Album. 

While accepting his award, Black Coffee said he had not prepared an acceptance speech. 

“I wanna thank my fans and people who follow what I do all over the world. Thank you so much for believing in me. I wanna thank my family, I wanna thank my children.”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDNV760e24o

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A HERO’S WELCOME 

Black Coffee received a hero’s welcome at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Tuesday 5 April when he returned from Las Vegas. Addressing the crowd at OR Tambo, said it felt like “magic”. 

“I wish I could fly around the continent and sprinkle it so that everyone can feel this feeling. I can’t explain it, it’s been such a long journey,” he said. 

“To all the kids who believe that they can be anything in the world, despite of your environment and where you live and where you were born and who your parents are, it is possible.”