He is dead but still alive in the hearts of many fans. It is now one year since the motorbike accident that claimed the life of Ivorian star singer DJ Arafat.
Thousands of his fans nicknamed “Les Chinois” are now commemorating the first anniversary of the death of their idol.
The “coupé-décalé” a creation of the Ivorian diaspora, became a huge sensation in Ivory Coast, with its electronic sounds and frenzied rhythm. DJ Arafat was until his death the coupe decale’s best known crusader.
On Wednesday, his fans converged on the site of…