Over the weekend, Africa lost one of its’ music icons after the sudden death of DJ Arafat through an accident and now CCTV footage of how the accident happened has been released.
In the video, the popular Ivorian musician was riding his motorbike and performing a stunt, which saw him, unfortunately, riding into a car at a junction.
The 33-year-old, whose real name is Ange Didier Houon, died on Monday in a hospital in Abidjan. He had been undergoing treatment after the accident on Sunday his spokesman Yves Roland Jay Jay told CNN.
Watch the CCTV footage below of how exactly the accident occurred.
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.
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