Ivorian Disc Jockey, DJ Arafat, well-known for his French-speaking music, dies at 33 following a traffic accident.
DJ Arafat’s death became a public news after the country’s broadcaster RTI tweeted :“Death of artist DJ Arafat… today at 8:00 am as a result of a road accident overnight.”
The 33-year-old died early on Monday.
He has been referred to as the “king” of coupé-décalé dance music.
Popular Nigerian stars like Davido, reacted to his death and also paid tributes on Twitter. Davido posted an old picture of himself and Arafat while showing love for the late artist with the caption, “RIP Yorobo. I love you”.
Jeune Afrique reported that he was admitted to hospital in, Abidjan, after his motorcycle clashed with a car on Sunday.