SA beams with pride as DJ Black Coffee, his son Esona and Tresor credited in Drake's new album

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Back Coffee is credited in three of the songs in Drakes latest album and his son Esona in one.
Back Coffee is credited in three of the songs in Drakes latest album and his son Esona in one.

Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham has released a surprise album titled Honestly, Nevermind, less than a year after his landmark Certified Lover Boy.

The 14-track album features producers Noah “40” Shebib, Tay Keith, Vinylz, and Cubeatz, Gordo, Beau Nox, Alex Lustig, Kid Masterpiece, Richard Zastenker, Rampa, &Me, and Klahr. 

South Africans are happy to also learn that Grammy award-winning DJ and producer Nkosinathi “Black Coffee” Maphumulo and his son Esona Tyolo are credited as the producer and co-writer on the songs Texts Go Green. 

On the song, Currents, Black Coffee is credited as a co-writer and co-producer with Gordo and on Overdrive as a co-writer and co-producer with Noah “40” Shebib.

Tresor also shared his contribution to Drakes' latest project. The Sondela singer and poducer took to social media to share the good news.

“Drake, Honestly, Nevermind album Out Now Honoured to finally share that I’ve collaborated with Drake on new music for his latest album. Worked on six songs together and it’s also a great honour to contribute vocals on three songs. Collaborated on Track 4 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11, and 12.”

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Drake (35) wrote a cryptic message in a statement, saying, “I let my humbleness turn to numbness at times letting time go by knowing I got the endurance to catch it another time," he wrote.

"I work with every breath in my body cause it’s the work, not air that makes me feel alive. That’s some real detrimental shit but that’s that shit my perfectionist mind doesn’t really mind because no one knows what’s on my mind when I go to sleep at 9 and wake up at 5 – unless I say it in rhyme.”

Mzansi congratulates Black Coffee, Esona, and Tresor on the exciting news:

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