DJ arafat was rushed to a hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday. And after all the efforts made to save his life, the sad news of his passing came earlier today.
The news of his passing comes as an unexpected shock and many have sent their deepest condolences with heavy hearts. Davido, like many others still processing the sad news, referred to him as his brother as he paid his last respect.
😢😢😢 RIP YOROBO I LOVE YOU! ❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/4rXY07RK1L
— Davido (@iam_Davido) August 12, 2019
He has been referred to as the “king” of coupé-décalé dance music. And one of his biggest hit songs, Dosabado, has over five million views on YouTube.
The singer’s love for motorcycles is well known and he featured them in his most recent hit, Moto Moto, which was released in May. The video currently has more than four million YouTube views.