DJ Arafat’s state funeral was attended by President Alassane Ouattara, Minister of Defence, Minister of Culture, Didier Drogba ,Koffi Anan and thousands of others at Houphouet-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan.Nigerian artist Davido shut down the stadium and seemed to be the only artist from Nigeria to attend the funeral. Cameroonians are shading their artists for not attending
DJ Arafat was named as the Best African Artist at the 2012 Kora Awards. He also won Artist of the Year at the Coupe Decale Awards in Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 and 2017. He was also awarded a Medal of Honour. The artist was 33years old and he died in a motorcycle accident😥😥
Ivorian bikers payed homage to the DJ by displaying their astonishing riding skills.
6,500 security personnels were tasked with providing security at the funeral.
Arafat’s fans caused pandemonium during the event as unearthed the casket from his tomb to confirm if he was really the one inside it during his burial in Cote d’Ivoire. They also removed his clothes from his corpse and checked for his tattoos.
He was Cote d’Ivoire’s most famous Artist.
May his soul rest in perfect peace .