DJ Black Coffee, a top South African music producer, is reportedly earning substantial amounts for his international performances. As one of South Africa’s most successful DJs, Black Coffee is in high demand for shows in Europe and the US and is said to charge millions per performance.
According to The South African, the Grammy Award-winning artist charges between R2.7 million and R5.5 million for a single gig. Ticket Master has also reported that tickets for Black Coffee’s upcoming show at Madison Square Gardens in October are priced between R1000 and R1900.
South African says he is worth it
South Africans have admired DJ Black Coffee’s recognition of his value. Many have commented that the star understands the power of his personal brand and does not take it for granted.
Is it true that Black Coffee charges between $150 000 (R2.7 million) to $300 000 (R5.5 million) per gig? pic.twitter.com/kiMro7DFUz
— SITHALE✍🏿 (@SithaleKgaogelo) June 7, 2023
@SeapointO said: “He is absolutely worth it & he knows his worth! .”
@SithaleKgaogelo commented: “Coffee is no longer releasing music very often, but he’s found consistency and longevity that every artist needs.
@hawXli noted: “It’s true, however, I don’t believe he charges that in SA I could be wrong, but he’s not that kinda guy.”
BLACK COFFEE PLANS TO RETIRE AT 50
According to East Coast Radio, last month, the Drive hitmaker appeared on Podcast & Chill with MacG and revealed that he would be turning 50 in three years and planned to retire.
He was quoted as saying,
“In March this year, I will be turning 47 years old, meaning I am three years away from 50, and at 50, I will retire.”