|Birth name||Ange Didier Houon|
|Born||26 January 1986|
Cocody, Ivory Coast
|Died||12 August 2019 (aged 33)|
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Ange Didier Houon (26 January 1986 – 12 August 2019) also known as DJ Arafat, or Arafat Muana, was an Ivorian DJ and singer. He made music in the Coupé-Décalé genre. Arafat was one of the first musicians living in the Ivory Coast to have one million YouTube views in less than a day. This was because of his song "Moto Moto" became popular.
Death[change | change source]
On 12 August, 2019, Arafat died in a motorcycle crash in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, aged 33.
Albums[change | change source]
|2009||Don de Dieu||Obouo Music|
|2011||Faison la fete||Obouo Music|
|2012||Baisboula Areguede||World Music|
|2013||Yorogang Vol. 1||Akwaba|
|2013||Yorogang Vol. 2||Akwaba|
|2017||Yorogang||Monstre Marin Corporation|
|2018||Renaissance||Universal Music Africa|
Awards[change | change source]
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|2016||Maplôrly||WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Award for Best West African Video||Won|
|Concert a Korhogo||WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Award for Best African Performance||Won|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Nigerians top nominees for MTV Africa music awards with Zain 2010". WorldStage. MTV. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
- ↑ "Top African star dies in motorbike crash, aged 33". BBC News. 2019-08-12. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
- ↑ "Ivory Coast music star DJ Arafat killed in road crash". France 24. 2019-08-12. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
- ↑ AfricaNews (2019-08-12). "Famed Ivorian musician, DJ Arafat, dies in motor accident in Abidjan, president Ouattara show his regret on his official Facebook page and many other celebrities around the world". Africanews. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
- ↑ "Who was DJ Arafat and how did he die?". The Sun. 2019-08-12. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
- ↑ "Diamond Platnumz, Shatta Wale, Beyonce win big; see full list of winners". Pulse.com.gh. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
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