DJ Sumbody

The memorial service of ‘Ayepyep’ hitmaker and music producer DJ Sumbody, who died in a hail of bullets on Sunday 20 November, took place on Wednesday in Centurion. Image via Instagram @ladydu_sa

DJ Sumbody: Top five tracks to remember slain muso by [watch]

Cassper Nyovest and other music heavyweights paid tribute to DJ Sumbody at a memorial service today. We round up five tracks in his memory.

DJ Sumbody

The memorial service of ‘Ayepyep’ hitmaker and music producer DJ Sumbody, who died in a hail of bullets on Sunday 20 November, took place on Wednesday in Centurion. Image via Instagram @ladydu_sa

Friends and family gathered at the Lewende Woord church, in Centurion, on Wednesday 23 November to pay tribute to Oupa John Sefoka, popularly known as DJ Sumbody, at an all-white memorial service.

Cassper Nyovest breaks down in tears at DJ Sumbody memorial

According to Briefly News, rapper Cassper Nyovest broke down in tears at the memorial service as he shared some fond memories in a touching tribute to his former close friend.

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Everything we know about ‘Monate Mpolaye’ hitmakers shooting death

The amapiano pioneer tragically died in a hail of bullets alongside his driver and bodyguard Wolter Sbusiso during a drive-by shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning 20 November in Woodmead Drive, Johannesburg.

The Monate Mpolaye hitmaker and music producer was due to perform at his 4th annual All-White Veuve Clicquot Picnic at Ayepyep Lifestyle Lounge, in Pretoria.

iHarare reported that another one of his bodyguards is in critical condition after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomen area. It also stated that more than 40 bullet casings were found at the scene of the shooting.

“Upon arrival at the scene, police found two people inside a VW Golf with gunshot wounds. Both the driver and the passenger were certified dead on the scene. It was reported that the third victim was driving a BMW X5 and was taken to the nearest medical care center after sustaining gunshot wounds,” Gauteng police spokesperson Mavela Masondo was quoted as saying in an EWN report.

He added that the investigation is still underway with the Gauteng police searching for the suspects.

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DJ Sumbody top tracks
Take a look of DJ Sumbody’s top five tracks that cemented his reputation as an amapiano pioneer. Image: Supplied

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DJ Sumbody: Top five tracks

Take a look and listen at our pick of DJ Sumbody’s top five tracks… RIP

1. ‘Monate Mpolaye‘ featuring Cassper Nyovest, Thebe & Vettis

2. ‘Suk’emabhozeni’ featuring Londie London, Leehleza

3. ‘Ayepyep’ featuring Tira, Thebe & Emza

4. ‘Iyamemeza’ featuring Drip Gogo, The Lowkeys

5. ‘Remote Control‘ featuring Cassper Nyovest

Funeral details

The funeral service will take place on Saturday 26 November at Apel Fourways Cross in Ga-Masemola, Limpopo. It will start at 07:00.