DJ Arafat accident occurred yesterday before he was later declared dead today at 8am as a result of the road accident overnight.
According to messages and pictures circulating on social media, he had been driving a motorbike and smashed into a car. Critically injured, he was taken to an Abidjan hospital, where he later died
Following his death, Ghanaian football superstar, who is also one of his died hard fan Dede Ayew has taken to Instagram to mourn the musician’s death. He described him as the best of his generation.
He said; “RIP bro Dj Arafat, the best of his generation ”
Born in Abidjan in 1986, DJ Arafat — real name Ange Didier Huon — was avidly followed in French-speaking western and central African countries.
He issued 11 albums, mainly of “coupe-decale” — a dance music form combining choppy rhythms with hip-hop-style vocals.
In May 2019, DJ Arafat’s Moto Moto hit 1 million YouTube views in less than 24 hours.