Majid Michel And Other Ghanaian Celebrities Pay Tribute To Deceased Ivorian Musician DJ Arafat

Yesterday, we brought you the sad news on the passing of one of Ivory Coast’s most celebrated musicians, DJ Arafat.

He was admitted to hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday, Jeune Afrique reported yesterday.

The 33-year-old died early on Monday.

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He has been referred to as the “king” of coupé-décalé dance music and one of his biggest hit songs, Dosabado, has over five million views on YouTube.

The singer was also known for his love of motorcycles and featured them in his most recent hit, Moto Moto, that was released in May, which has more than four million YouTube views.

DJ Arafat, whose real name was Ange Didier Huon, was named best artist of the year at the Coupé-Decalé Awards in 2016 and 2017.

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Since the news of his passing went viral, a number of Ghanaian celebrities who knew him have taken to social media to pay tribute to him.

Among them are Majid Michel, Asamoah Gyan, DJ Vyrusky, Bisa Kidei and others.


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RIP @djarafat hmmm life. 💔

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Sleep the big sleep Dj. #LEADERSHiP

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RIP DJ Arafat

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