Black Coffee finally reveals what happened to his hand

Black Coffee finally reveals what happened to his hand

After decades of keeping the story about his left hand and arm private, Black Coffee comes clean about what happened to it.

Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo, popularly known as DJ Black Coffee, is one of the most accomplished personalities in Mzansi whose name is known far and wide across the globe.

During an interview with Anele Mdoda on Real Talk, the internationally acclaimed DJ discloses what happened to his left arm. This is after decades of keeping it a secret.

Black Coffee finally reveals what happened to his hand

Aren’t we glad the suspense is over? Now we get to understand the full story about Black Coffee.

The media personality narrated how on the eve of the late Nelson Mandela’s release in 1990, he and his grandmother joined the crowds in celebrating the big event.

At around 3 or 4 am, he heard a loud blast that sounded like a gunshot. He blacked out and when he later woke up, there was fire and people including himself were being rushed to the hospital.

Apparently, a taxi swerved off the road and bumped people who were on the street. At the hospital, doctors examined Black Coffee’s hand.

And concluded that it was just a minor fracture and sent him home.

Black Coffee finally reveals what happened to his hand

But the pain persisted and after a day, his grandmother sent him to a hospital in Durban. This is where he consulted with a specialist.

After examination, the doctor revealed that the nerves on his shoulder were damaged and that there was no life and his arm and they even considered amputating it.

Fortunately, the doctor told him that his hand was not completely damaged and although they ruled out amputation, he was told that it would take time for the hand to ever regain strength.

Black Coffee, who has learnt to live with his hand, revealed that he often feels some sensation on his hand. However he did not have hopes of ever working with it.

Instead, he mentions that God put him in this space for a reason.

Black Coffee finally reveals what happened to his hand

That he could not imagine himself deejaying with two hands as he would probably suck

Still talking to Anele, Black Coffee added how he had been bullied by kids growing up because of his hand.

As a result, for the longest time, he stopped wearing an arm brace.

But after years of keeping his arm a secret. The deejay is trying to be a good role model to his children. By teaching them to stay true to themselves.

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