Ange Didier Huon , popularly known as Dj Arafat is reportedly dead after been knocked down by a motor cycle, he was rushed to the hospital yesterday after the incident, but unfortunately could not survive the injuries.
He was known as the king of coupé-décalé , a popular dance music amongst the francophone countries.
He was only 33years old and is survived by 3 children.
Tributies are pouring in from celebrities and fans alike on twitter.
Leading the charge is Davido , see tweets below
R.I.P DJ ARAFAT 🙏🏻🇨🇮❤️
— NOUVEL ALBUM SÉLECTION NATURELLE DISPO (@KalashCriminel) August 12, 2019
Where do you start on DJ Arafat's impact on ivorian music and african pop culture? From the sound, to the dance steps, to the use of social media, to how he deeply connected with the masses… But first of all, is he really dead? I'm in denial. I mean.
— Puff Mammy. (@PaolaAudrey) August 12, 2019
REST IN PEACE DJ ARAFAT
— Yacub Omeizaah (@omeizaah) August 12, 2019
DJ Arafat’s influence on African Pop culture was heavy yo,the dance, the music, the beats.I was a baby when he started giving us hits on hits on hits 😭😭😭 The industry has lost a good one. Ivory Coast has lost a king. My sincerest condolences to his family & close friends 🥺 pic.twitter.com/opkGbL76tT
— Dencia (@IamDencia) August 12, 2019
May his soul rest in Peace.