Ivorians sing and dance ahead of stadium ceremony for late DJ Arafat | AFP

Fans of DJ Arafat begin to fill the Félix Houphouët-Boigny stadium in Abidjan for the opening of a tribute ceremony for their hero, who died in a motorbike accident on August 12. Many dance to his music in the streets on their way to the ceremony. IMAGES

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Fans pay tribute to West African star DJ Arafat | AFP

Fans pay tribute to DJ Arafat, an Ivorian star of the “coupe-decale” dance genre with a huge following in francophone Africa, who died after a road accident in Abidjan.

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