Ivorian musician, DJ Arafat was reported to be dead yesterday after being involved in a vehicle crash. Now video of the crash have now emerged online.
DJ Arafat was a popular artiste in the francophone speaking part of Africa and was much loved by everyone.
The video which appeared on Pulse TV’s YouTube channel can be seen below.
The response to the death of DJ Arafat has been nothing short of stunning as scores and scores of people have eulogized him and mourn his demise.
He wrote: “Last time we performed together at My concert in Abidjan 🇨🇮 @djarafat !! Woke up this morning still can’t believe you gone! I love you brother… I will be there for your family as long as I’m here ! Like they say The best flowers are picked first 👼🏾 ! Enjoy heaven YOROBO”
MTV Base Africa also tweeted about his death: “We are deeply saddened to hear about the tragic loss of
@djarafat. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and fans during this difficult time. #RipDjArafat”
Last time we performed together at My concert in Abidjan 🇨🇮 @yorobo86 !! Woke up this morning still can’t believe you gone! I love you brother… I will be there for your family as long as I’m here ! Like they say The best flowers are picked first 👼🏾 ! Enjoy heaven YOROBO ❤️ pic.twitter.com/TA3dU8YLRU
— Davido (@iam_Davido) August 13, 2019
Even the President of Ivory Coast wrote about the artiste’s death on Facebook, extending his condolences, “It is with great sadness that I learned of the premature passing of Houon Ange Didier ‘DJ Arafat’ Youth Icon and ambassador for Ivorian music and culture. I extend my sincere condolences to his mother, his children, his biological and artistic families as well as to all his fans. My prayers are with them during this painful ordeal,” President Alassane Ouattara wrote.
Another mourner also posted this on Twitter: “Dj #Arafat we lost you in a twinkle of an eye, you will carrying living in our memories… I saw your potential since day 1, losing like this just Heartbreaking! RIP brother”
DJ Arafat released 11 albums in his lifetime and was 33 years old at the time of his death.