The Subconsciously Interview: Zweli chats to Black Coffee about his new album


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We've been eagerly anticipating the release of Black Coffee's 'Subconsciouslu' album and on Friday 5 February 2021 we got some wonderful news. Black Coffee's album officially hit the internet and we've been blown away ever since. The 947 Top 40 team - powered by CTM - caught up with the global superstar to find out more.

"The 12-track body of work is texturally varied and sonically diverse, boasting everything from euphonious, emotion-tinged soundscapes to warm piano chords, deep house music, sultry melodies, hypnotic beats, soulful vocals and more.Subconsciously also features an impressive lineup of collaborations with global stars, including Pharrell Williams, David Guetta, Diplo and Usher.
Indeed, the LP can be considered a career-defining album from one of the world’s most prominent producers." - Forbes Magazine

It's exciting to see how the world is receiving the album - it was #1 on iTunes in SA since it released.

Black Coffee, Producer/DJ

This album is something that has always been sitting at the back of mt mind. When I was studying music I used to only make dance music and one of my seniors said to me 'what if dance music ever goes out of style'? That stuck with me. So one day, I just wanted to break all these genre-barriers and produce this type of music.

Black Coffee, Producer/DJ

You're not just an artist who wants to break barriers, but you're an artist who wants to learn. You have people like Drake knocking on your door saying that they want to work with Black Coffee.

Zweli, 947 Top 40 CTM presenter

It's beautiful to watch, man When you do anything it's important to have a pure heart when you're doing it. If you're making a song thinking you're going to kill everyone in the industry with it then you're not doing the right thing. A song has to be about your story and has to be pure.

Black Coffee, Producer/DJ

The album features artists like Sun-El Musician (SA), Cassie, Usher, Celeste, Tellaman (SA), Una Rams (SA) and more massive names.

On the rumour of Black Coffee working with Rihanna four years ago...

To do something with Rihanna would be absolutely amazing. We just submitted some songs...

Black Coffee, Producer/DJ

I can't wait to reach my full potential!

Black Coffee, Producer/DJ

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