Popular Ivorian musician, Houon Ange Didier, popularly known as DJ Arafat is dead. The 33-year-old died on Monday at about 8 am following a bike accident Sunday night in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire.
According to reports, his motorcycle was hit by a car driven by a journalist from Radio Côte d’Ivoire.
DJ Arafat was reportedly unconscious while being rushed to the hospital before he died on Monday.
According to BBC Afrique, he was a highly celebrated and accomplished Coupe Decale Artist.
He won the Best Francophone Award at the 2015 MAMAs and was nominated for Best African Act at the 2015 MTV EMA.
In May 2019, DJ Arafat’s Moto Moto hit 1 million YouTube views in less than 24 hours.
Music superstar Davido took to his Twitter and Instagram pages to pay tributes to the late artist.
He simply wrote: “RIP Yorobo. I love you”.