After news broke on the death of popular Ivorian deejay, DJ Arafat, his fans stormed the hospital where he was rushed to and they couldn’t hide their tears.
The singer died at the age of 33 in a motorbike crash, according to reports.
The Ivorian dance megastar smashed into a car while out riding his motorcycle in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
He was known for his distinctive “coupé-decalé” dance music that put hip-hop vocals with short, catchy rhythms, garnering “Artist of the Year” for the genre in 2016 and 2017.
Ivorian Culture Minister Maurice Kouakou Bandaman gave his condolences to the 33-year-old’s family and fans, adding that he planned to pay homage to his life and career.