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Black Coffee plain white tee – You won’t believe its price tag

Posted by Andile Sicetsha

Mega-producer and DJ Black Coffee has caused a ruckus on social media and this time, the man did not have to utter a single word.

Black Coffee plain white tee causes heartache on social media

That’s the level of influence he has. An old picture resurfaced on Twitter, showing the Soulistic founder wearing a plain white t-shirt with the word ‘Amiri’ screen-printed on the left side of his chest.

The person who posted the image took the time to do his Googles on the Amiri brand and was gobsmacked to find out the price of this basic-looking t-shirt.

We also took a peep at the Amiri online store and managed to track down the Banana Tree tee with the text on the chest and a banana tree graphic on the back.

According to the pricing information displayed on the site, this Amiri tee retails for $350, which as of Tuesday 20 October 2020, converts to R5 794.88.

If you are purchasing this from South Africa, additional costs like shipping and taxes will be included in that total.

Basically, the price of this plain white tee is twice the amount of South Africa’s national minimum wage.

If that is not balling, we honestly don’t know what is. The likes of Cassper Nyovest were also outraged by Coffee’s expensive taste. This was the AMN star’s reaction: