Ivorian music star, DJ Arafat has been reported dead, according to multiple online sources. “Death of artist DJ Arafat… today at 8 am as a result of a road accident overnight,” Ivorian broadcaster, RTI confirmed in a tweet.
It was gathered the music star rammed his motorbike into a stationary car. Initially reports suggested that he was critically injured but latest report has it that he has kicked the bucket.
He was born in the Ivorian capital Abidjan in 1986. His real name is Ange Didier Huon and he was hugely followed in French-speaking western and central African countries, and he has 11 albums to his name.
After his death, Ivorian Culture Minister Maurice Kouakou Bandaman expressed his condolences and said a tribute would be organized to honor the musician.
More details soon.