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News24.com | Amapiano musician DJ Sumbody has died




DJ Sumbody

DJ Sumbody

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Oupa John Sefoka, known as ‘DJ Sumbody’, has died.

Sumsounds Music confirmed the amapiano pioneer’s death in a statement to News24 on Sunday.

“Artist and musician DJ Sumbody has died. Details of his untimely death cannot be released, but the artist named Oupa John Sefoka allegedly ran into an unfortunate incident that led to his passing in the early hours of Sunday morning, 20 November.”

The statement adds that the Sefoka family “have kindly requested privacy” as “investigations are still ongoing”.

Details of the funeral and memorial service will be announced in due course. 

According to his social media activity, DJ Sumbody was scheduled to make an appearance at The Secret Door night club in Pretoria on Saturday night. A video on Instagram Stories shows the Ayep Yep artist smoking a cigar, with the caption, “Back to basics” before his death.

He was scheduled to host an event called the All White Veuve Picnic at Menlyn Maine on Sunday. 

Following news of his death, Twitter lit up with tributes.

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