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Popular Ivorian Musician DJ Arafat dies in accident

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33-year-old famed Ivorian musician, Huon Agne Didier who is popularly known as DJ Arafat has lost his life following a road accident which occurred around 8 am (local and GMT) of Monday, August, 12 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

DJ Arafat was credited as being the originator of the coupe-decale genre of music. Fans gathered outside Abidjan hospital grieving in tribute to the musician who took the coupe-decale music to the world.

He was riding a motorcycle when he rammed into a car according to information received by our reporter and photos circulating on social media.

In a statement released by the RTI, the Ivorian Minister of Culture Maurice Kouakou Bandaman “expresses his condolences to the family and music lovers, he also said arrangements will be made for a tribute to the artist”.

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