Black Coffee. :Picture: Instagram
Black Coffee. :Picture: Instagram

WATCH: Black Coffee says lockdown helped him deal with his divorce

By Entertainment Reporter Time of article published Apr 24, 2020

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Black Coffee has spoken of how the national lockdown has helped him reflect on his life after divorcing actress and businesswoman Enhle Mbali.

During an Instagram Live interview with Scoop Makhathini, this week, theed DJ and musician Black Coffee told of the lessons he learned during the lockdown period.

He said the national lockdown gave him the opportunity to spend time with his son, to reflect on his divorce and put more energy into perfecting his new album.

He added that the divorce request came when he was touring and therefore he didn’t get an opportunity to sit down and deal with the situation.

“Last year I had been on the road like crazy, travelling at the worst time of my life... when I was going through a divorce. So l never had time to take things in, because l had to wake up and go to work every day.

"I am a winner and this is the one thing l thought l would win at, but l failed."

Black Coffee said the lockdown gave him the chance to ask himself “uncomfortable questions” such as what was his contribution to his "loss".

“This is a blessing for me to be at home. Now I start asking myself the right questions... what we do as people is to blame the next person, to keep pointing fingers. It was so easy to blame the next person and tell myself it's not my fault it didn't work out."

Watch the interview below:

He also spoke about his new album which features, among others, Kelly Rowland, Pharrell Williams and Sun-El Musician.

“Being at home has helped me in refining it (album). I have different people helping me, one of them being Sun-El Musician, who’s really brilliant. We keep working on the album and I think it’s going to be an amazing one."

He also spoke about his Home Brewed series where he helps raise funds for different charities during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Every weekend, moving forward, I want to invite a friend who can come on board and give a significant amount of money to help whatever course.”

He said he was also planning on inviting his friend Swizz Beatz to help raise funds.

Watch the full interview below:

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