|Real Name:||Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo|
|Date of Birth / Age:||11th March, 1976 (43 years)|
|Hometown:||Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
Maphumulo majored in Jazz Studies at Technikon Natal now Durban University of Technology before working as a backup singer for Madala Kunene together with then schoolmates: Mnqobi Mdabe (Shota) and Thandukwazi Sikhosana (Demor). Black Coffee, Shota and Demor later formed an Afro-pop trio called SHANA (Simply Hot and Naturally African) which was signed to Melt 2000, then headed by Robert Trunz. Black Coffee was chosen as one of two South African participants in the Red Bull Music Academy in 2003, jump-starting him into the South African dance music scene. His first big break was when his song "Happiness" was featured on the DJs at Work album.
He is the husband to the South African actress and TV presenter Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa Maphumulo.
Songs By Black Coffee
- Black Coffee - Deep In The Bottom ft. Monique Bingham
- Black Coffee - Ndod'emnyama ft. Samthing Soweto
- Black Coffee - I'll Find You ft. Cara Frew
- Black Coffee - Your Eyes ft. Shekhinah
- Black Coffee - Wish You Were Here ft. Msaki
- Black Coffee - Rock My World ft. Soul Star
- Black Coffee - We Dance Again ft. Nakhane Toure
- Black Coffee - Inseparable ft. Ribatone
- Black Coffee - Come With Me ft. M.Que
- Black Coffee - Buya ft. Toshi