Published: Tue, August 13, 2019
Entertaiment | By Paul Elliott

Davido, others mourn as DJ Arafat dies

Davido, others mourn as DJ Arafat dies

According to BBC Afrique, he was a highly celebrated and accomplished Coupe Decale Artist.

Yesterday, it was reported on a major news portal on the death of Ivorian musician DJ Arafat after crashed his motorbike with one presenter known as Denise Laffafiette's vehicle and died after a short while.

The 33-year-old was credited as being the originator of the coupé-décalé genre of music.

Nigerian singer and songwriter, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido on Monday joined music fans to mourn popular Cote D'Ivore singer, DJ Arafat who died in a road accident in Abidjan. "He was a real singer and a drummer. he gave a new breath of life to coupe-decale".

Award-winning Ivory Coast DJ Arafat following is dead.


According to several reports from Abijan, DJ Arafat's motorcycle crashed on a vehicle in the Ivorian capital city.

"He was admitted to the emergency room in a vegetative state. The medical teams tried to revive him in vain", a doctor from the hospital was quoted by Jeune Afrique on condition of anonymity.

"Pls tell me it's not true! Not my brother! God why!"

"Rest up" Nigerian singer and producer Runtown tweeted.

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