Laduma Ngxokolo, Nelson Makamo and Black Coffee. Picture: Instagram

Nkosinathi Maphumulo a.k.a DJ Black Coffee is launching a new project alongside local textile and knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo and artist Nelson Makamo.

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Taking to social media, DJ Black Coffee shared the exciting news.

He wrote: "Fashion Art and Music Academy is a new project we are embarking on.Our goal is to build an Academy for talented youth on these 3 professions.We want to create Jobs for the Students straight out of the Academy....for Music if you get admitted as a student you also receive a Recording Contract and you'll be taught about Music,Branding and Social Media,Music Business and more...2nd Year you release you 1st Single then on Final year you work on your Album and launch it at your Final Recital.We currently looking for premises for this Project.....We gonna be raising Funds for this project in every part of the World where we have footprint as Artists starting from here at Home. This is not for us but for the Future Generations. We are going to need any kind of assistance with this Project. Foxes have holes....Birds have Nests....Children of Africa have nothing."

The trio was applauded for the great initiative:

Instagram follower Mmabala_ also commented: ”Wish you success on on your project and thanks for thinking about young generations,the look up to you…”