Côte D’Ivoire's Singer DJ Arafat, Yorobo Dead: A Victim Of Motorbike Crash

Popular Ivorian singer DJ Arafat, Yorobo known for his hit, “Moto Moto” died on Monday 12th of August 2019 at 33 after getting in a traffic accident, said state broadcaster Ivorian Public Radio-Television.
 Côte D’Ivoire's Singer DJ Arafat, Yorobo Dead: A Victim Of Motorbike Crash

According to posts on social media, Ange Dider Huon, known by his stage name DJ Arafat, had been driving his motorcycle and hit a car. He was reportedly taken to an Abidjan hospital, where he died.

He was a popular recording artist in francophone countries, especially on the African continent, releasing a total of 11 albums during his career.

DJ Arafat 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.

Ange Di Huon (26 January 1986 – 12 August 2019) also known as DJ Arafat, or Arafat Muana, a disc jockey in "Shangaï" on Princess Street (Rue Princesse, located in Yopougon, Ivory Coast), was an Ivorian DJ and singer who made music of the Coupé-Décalé genre.

He was the son of Tina Glamour, also an artist, and the deceased musician Houon Pierre.[2] He was considered one of the most popular African artists in Francophone countries around the world. DJ Arafat is one of the first musician in Ivory Coast to obtain 1 million YouTube views in less than a day.

He achieved this feat on his song, ‘Moto Moto'. He died on August 12, 2019 in a fatal motorcycle accident in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. His motorcycle was said to have collided with a car on Sunday, August 11, 2019. He was subsequently admitted to a clinic in Abidjan for a skull fracture before he eventually passing away at around 8 am on Monday, August 12, 2019.


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