DJ Arafat

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Full Name DJ Arafat
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name DJ Arafat
Gender Male
Famous As DJ
Birth Date January 26, 1986
Birth Place Cocody
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Ange Didier Houon (1986 – 2019) also known as DJ Arafat, or Arafat Muana, a disc jockey in "Shangaï" on Princess Street, was an Ivorian DJ and singer, who made music in the Coupe-Decale genre. He was popular among the regions of Africa speaking French. He was awarded the "best artist of the year" at the Coupe-Decale Awards in the year 2016 and 2017.

DJ Arafat, Ivorian music star, killed in a motorbike crash at age 33

Ivorian musician DJ Arafat has died of injuries he sustained in a motorbike accident, his management told CNN on Monday.

The 33-year-old, whose real name is Ange Didier Houon, died on Monday in a hospital in Abidjan. He had been undergoing treatment after the accident on Sunday, his spokesman Yves Roland Jay Jay told CNN.

"He was involved in an accident in the Angre neighborhood and later died in hospital. He died at 8:10 am this morning," Yves Jay Jay confirmed by telephone on Monday. "He was Ivory Coast's best musician," said Yves Jay Jay in a somber voice. He gave no further details about the incident or the nature of the musician's injuries.

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara has offered his condolences to the musician's family and the arts community.

Famous for

  • DJ and Singer
  • Producing Coupe-Decale Music

Early life of DJ Arafat

Dj Arafat was born on 26 January 1986 in Cocody, Ivory Coast. He holds Ivorian nationality and his birth sign is Aquarius. He was born to his father Pierre Houon who was a musician and mother Tina Glamour who was a singer. Regarding his education, it will be updated soon. 

Body Measurements of DJ Arafat

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Career of DJ Arafat

  • DJ Arafat made the Coupe-Decale genre of music and it was born in 2000 with his debut album Femmes.
  • He issued 11 albums, mainly of “coupe-decale,” a dance music form combining choppy rhythms with hip-hop-style vocals and His albums includes 18 singles, African Tonik(2008), Gladiator(2009), Digital(2011), Moto Moto(2019) and many more.
  • Furthermore, He has done a lot of music collaborations including Morale and DJ Lewis in Boucan (2003), DJ Rodrigue in Mon Ami (2007), Doliziana in Sauterelle (2010) and many more.
  • He was considered one of the most popular African artists in Francophone countries around the world.
  • Arafat won Best West African Video and Best African Performance in 2016
  • Ararat also had a youtube channel named DJ Arafat with more than 569k subscribers.
  •  DJ Arafat was one of the first musicians living in the Ivory Coast to have achieved one million YouTube views in less than a day.

Personal life of DJ Arafat

Is DJ Arafat married?

DJ Arafat was not married but he had 4 children including 3sons and one daughter although their mother's name is not available as Arafat was good in keeping his personal life secret. His children are named as Mael Houon, Ezekiel Houon, Owen Houon, and daughter Lachoina Houon. Additionally, He was in a relationship with a girl named Emma but later they broke their relationship.

Death of DJ Arafat

Ivorian musician DJ Arafat has died of injuries he sustained in a motorbike accident at the age of 33 on 12 August 2019.  "He was involved in an accident in the Angre neighborhood and later died in hospital. He died at 8:10 am this morning," Yves Jay Jay confirmed by telephone on Monday.

Net worth of DJ Arafat

DJ Arafat must have earned a good amount of money from his career but his net worth is still under evaluation.

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