Black Coffee wins big at the BET awards

DJ Black Coffee has won the 2016 BET Awards for Best International Act: Africa.

DJ Black Coffee. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - DJ Black Coffee has made South Africa proud!

He won the Best International Act: Africa category at the BET awards tonight.

Congratulations @RealBlackCoffee πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎ SOUTH AFTICA WE GOT ONE!!! #BETAwards16 pic.twitter.com/IGrwflL5FA

The 2016 BET Awards took place at Microsoft Theatre, Los Angeles, California.

Coffee took to Twitter to thank his fans.

Thank you Africa πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ #thisoneisformypeople #southafrica #bestinternationalartist #BETAwards16

The DJ was up against fellow South African musos Cassper Nyovest and AKA.

Meanwhile, on social media people could not help but share their admiration and joy for the DJ, wishing him well:

Black Coffee is in a league of his own. So much light upon his head. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘



Man! a massive congratulations to Black Coffee! Well deserved son! @RealBlackCoffee



Been waiting for a South African to win that award & Black Coffee took it well deserved!!! #BETBestAfricanAct πŸŽ‰πŸ‘‘πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ



Dj Black Coffee πŸ”₯ pic.twitter.com/XUOnujJjqE



Guys Black Coffee was in a category with WizKid as a nominee and he still took it. That's major



Black Coffee πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎ

Congratulations brother @RealBlackCoffee πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸΎπŸ†πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ #BETAwards16



Black Coffee saved a Black Twitter war between Cassper & AKA fans congrats to him for winning #BetAwards16 πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘