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Alleged GBV Scandal Costs Black Coffee A Top Artist



Alleged GBV Scandal Costs Black Coffee A Top Artist

Top SA musician Holly Rey has announced she won’t be working with DJ Black Coffee’s record label again following the drama which ensued when his estranged wife Enhle Mbali accused him of abuse.

The songstress has indicated that she want to work under her own record label now as an independent artist.

The deeper hitmaker has decided to cut ties with DJ Black Coffee’s label in other to save her career and avoid bad publicity after just a year under the label.

Speaking to Sunday World Holly Rey said she had initially left at the beginning of the year, but the reason she only announced this now was because of the scandal involving her boss. She also added that she loved working at the record label but it was time to move on.

“I left the record label earlier this year because I realised there was much more I can do as an independent artist, and then the scandals came through. At the time, I realised that my move would make better business sense and with everything that is happening, I’m just glad that I successfully released my single and will be releasing an EP later this year,” she was quoted saying. 

“I loved working at Soulstic Music, but with everything that is happening, I think it is best that I work on myself my own way,” she clarified. 

Holly Rey achieved her biggest milestone under the label till date when she took home the Record of the Year Award at the South African Music Awards (SAMA25) in 2019. She is also the first white woman to achieve such a feat.


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