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How Ivorian Music Sensation DJ Arafat Died

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Popular Ivorian musician, DJ Arafat, is dead.

Aged 33, he died in a fatal motor bike accident on Sunday, August 11, in Ivory Coast.

DJ Arafat and a group of friends rode their bikes in the city capital. Arafat who is known for his love for speed got into a crash with an oncoming car which was driven by a journalist from Radio Côte d’Ivoire. He was later rushed to the hospital for treatment but died.

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Considered the most popular youthful African artists in Francophone countries around the world, DJ Arafat was one of the first in his country Ivory Coast to obtain 1 million YouTube views in less than a day on his song ‘Moto Moto’.

Real name Ange Didier Huon, he was born on January 26, 1986 and was also known as Arafat Muana.

An ex-disc jockey in “Shangaï” on Princess Street Rue Princesse, located in Yopougon, Ivory Coast, he made music of the Coupé-Décalé genre. DJ Arafat was also popular for his songs including “Ventripotent”

DJ Arafat, or Arafat Muana, born January 26, 1986, as Ange Didier Huon. He is considered one of the most popular African artists in Francophone countries around the world [Instagram/DJArafat]
DJ Arafat on stage
His collaboration with Nigerian artiste J Martins titled “Touching Body” was also a hit.
Nigerian musicians including Davido and J Martins have reacted to his death with J Martins calling him a brother and a friend.
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At last, D’banj Overcomes Pain Of Dead Son

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Nigerian musician, D’banj, has finally moved on from the pains of his dead son.

The singer revealed this in a social media post.

Recall that in June 2018, DBanj lost his son Daniel Oyebanjo III after the boy who turned one that year got drowned in a swimming pool at the singer’s Lagos home.

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In a post shared on his Instagram page on Saturday morning, DBanj said that for the first time in 21 months, which is the number of months that have gone by since losing Daniel, he slept in his room in his house. He said he thought it would be easier after many months but the ‘memories are so fresh.’

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He used the post to encourage people going through any personal issues or any hardship due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

 

 

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Critics Slam Naira Marley For Joking About Coronavirus

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Naira Marley has come under serious attack for joking about global pandemic, Coronavirus.

The virus, which originated from China has seen thousands of people dying with several others fighting for their lives.

Taking to Twitter to paint the impression that the pandemic isn’t real, the Tesumole singer got slammed for sending out wrong information about the virus.

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“You people should just ignore Naira Marley and his nonsense talk. I mean what are you really expecting from him? Please let’s not waste our precious time on frivolities. Don’t forget to wash your hand,” a critic wrote.

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Fans Anticipate Teni Entertainer’s Debut Album

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Fans of musician, Teni Entertainer, have reacted with excitement to reports of her debut album being almost ready.

The singer took to social media to announce that the body of work will be dropping sooner than later, attracting reactions from lovers of her music.

When released, the project will be a follow-up to her rave ‘Billionaire EP’ which was released in 2019.

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Announcing that the album was almost ready, the Uyo Meyo singer wrote: “Album On The Way”.

Teni has enjoyed a humongous followership since making her debut. A complete body of work from her will excite her fans.

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