Didi Kempot

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Didi Kempot's concert in Purbalingga on December 21, 2020

Didik Prasetyo[1], known as Didi Kempot (31 December 1966 – 5 May 2020) was an Indonesian singer-songwriter and philanthropist. He was born in Surakarta, Central Java.

In 1989 he released his debut album. A few years later he had his breakthrough with the singles "Stasiun Balapan" and "Sewu Kutho". He was known as "The Godfather of the Broken-Hearted".[2] In 2020, he wrote the song "Ojo Mudik" and gave a concert livestreame from his house. It raised $500,000 for the fight against coronavirus disease 2019.

Kempot died of cardiac arrest on 5 May 2020 in Surakarta, aged 53.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Geram Agama Didi Kempot Dipertanyakan, Sahabat Beri Jawaban Sambil Posting Foto KTP Almarhum". KapanLagi.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  2. "'Godfather of the Broken-Hearted' Didi Kempot Passes Away at 53". Jakarta Globe. 5 May 2020.
  3. "Didi Kempot Meninggal akibat Henti Jantung, Ketahui Penyebab Kondisi Ini". suara.com (in Indonesian). 2020-05-05. Retrieved 2020-05-05.
  4. "Didi Kempot Tiba di IGD dalam Keadaan Henti Jantung". CNN Indonesia (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2020-05-05.