DJ Black Coffee. Picture: Supplied
Nkosinathi ‘DJ Black Coffee’ Maphumulo applauded local rapper Riky Rick for his hard-hitting Metro FM Awards acceptance speech at the Durban ICC on Saturday night. Rick attacked Metro FM for not supporting struggling artists.
The Sidlukotini hitmaker found support in DJ Black Coffee, who expressed his dissatisfaction on social media.

In a series of tweets Black Coffee continued to criticised the awards, starting with the radio station itself. He wrote:

"Just watched the #MMA16.maybe it's time @METROFMSA do what they do best and remain a Radio Station?"

He went on to criciticise the Best Remix category which he claimed did not have an actual remix that was nominated.

He also mentioned that the awards were “definitely” not helping artists, hence ''artists before us died poor".

Though Black Coffee was in the country, he did not attend the Metros as he was performing at one of the hottest music festivals this weekend, Ultra.

EFF's leaders Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu also added that the awards are politically influenced:

Local actress and The People's bae, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi's girlfriend, Mmabatho Montsho also put her two cents in, she wrote: