March 24, 2023

Dj Arafat Bio, Wiki, Age, Real Name, Wife, Children, Family, Ivory Coast Musician, Cause of Death (Motorcycle Accident)

Dj Arafat Bio, Wiki

DJ Arafat. real name is Ange Didier Huon, or Arafat Muana was born on January 26th, 1986 and died on August 12th, 2019. He was an Ivorian DJ, French-speaking singer and musician in Shangaï on Princess Street in Yopougon, Ivory Coast. He died on August 12, 2019, in a fatal motorcycle accident in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Dj Arafat Quick Facts

Born: He was born on January 26th, 1986 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Died: He died on August 12th, 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Full name: Ange Didier Houon
Children: Mael Houon, Ezekiel Houon, Lachoina Houon, Owen Houon

Dj Arafat Parents

Arafat was born in Cocody, Ivory Coast, to his mum, singer Tina Glamour and dad musician Houon Pierre.

DJ Arafat Wife

Dj Arafat was not married as at the time of his death, however, he had two children with his girlfriend. On an Instagram post on August 2019 just a week before he dies, he posted a photo of himself holding a child with another adjacent to him. The caption which was written in French translates to “My children @mael_life and Rafna❤️ Appointment on August 10 at Yelam’s Hall”

A look at his Instagram further shows a post of DJ Arafat seen with a woman whom he was going to marry according to a translated French Caption that read, “Verified Lion never marries guenon #testerrester @ladykee_ny_ ❤️ Appointment this 10/08/19 treich it will shit ?”

Dj Arafat Career

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’.

DJ Arafat came to symbolise the flashy well-dressed lifestyle associated with the music, which features fast percussion, deep bass, and hip-hop-style vocals. He issued 11 albums, mainly of “coupe-decale,” a dance music form combining choppy rhythms with hip-hop-style vocals.

Arafat was named the best artist of the year at the Coupé-Decalé Awards in 2016 and 2017.

Dj Arafat Death & Cause

Arafat was involved in a fatal motorbike accident on Sunday, August 11th, 2019 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Footage shared on social media has left his fans furious, claiming emergency services were slow to respond. The megastar was with a group of friends in Abidjan, Ivory Coast when he crashed into an oncoming car. He was rushed to a local hospital for treatment but died from his injuries on August 12th, 2019.

State broadcaster RTI tweeted: “Death of artist DJ Arafat… today at 8am as a result of a road accident overnight.”

Ivorian Culture Minister Maurice Kouakou Bandaman gave his condolences to the 33-year-old’s family, and fans, adding that he planned to pay homage to his life and career.