DJ Black Coffee Pulls His Music From YFM
Popular South African house DJ Black Coffee has asked YFM to stop playing his music.
This is after they allegedly tried to blackmail him over is upcoming concert, Africa Rising.
This escalated to a point where the Soulistic Music founder, real name Nkosinathi Maphumulo, tweeted the CEO of YFM saying:
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) April 19, 2013
He also said he would ‘NOT subject [himself] to any unethical bullying from you (YFM) or anyone else about rights of our Music’.
According to a tweet by black-owned label Native Rhythms everything came to a head when YFM wanted take over Black Coffee’s concert
— Malambule (@NativeRhythms) April 19, 2013
It’s great to see artists taking a stand for the rights to their ideas. Every so often they bow down to pressure and ideas are taken over by seemingly super-powerful institutions. Looks like