After an incident in Johannesburg on Sunday morning, musician Oupa John Sefoka, also known as “DJ Sumbody,” passed away. Let’s see who DJ Sumbody was and DJ Sumbody cause of death and about the incident in detail.
How did DJ Sumbody die?
DJ Sumbody, a well-known music jockey from South Africa, was shot and died this morning (November 20) in Johannesburg.
DJ Sumbody was traveling on Woodmead Road when he and one of his bodyguards were shot and killed instantaneously by unidentified attackers.
[BREAKING NEWS] Oupa John Sefoka, popularly known as DJ Sumbody, has died. pic.twitter.com/wRRjkuL6oE
— eNCA (@eNCA) November 20, 2022
A third individual, thought to be DJ Sumbody’s second bodyguard, was shot multiple times in the solar plexus and taken to the hospital in severe condition, according to a Sandton police officer who did not want to be identified because he is not permitted to speak to the media.
DJ Sumbody Family statement
The family of DJ Sumbody, whose true name is Oupa John Sekofa, confirmed the news in a statement posted on social media.
The statement adds that he passed away in tragic circumstances early on Sunday, November 20, 20. It did, however, state that the continuing inquiry prevented the publication of any other information.
In this difficult period, Oupa’s management and family have requested privacy. They also stated that they would shortly provide information regarding the Funeral and Memorial Service.
DJ Sumbody cause of death
Oupa John Sefoka passed away in Johannesburg this morning in the early hours.His family claims that there are still many unknowns surrounding DJ Sumbody cause of death, although unconfirmed sources suggest he was shot and killed.
There is no information available about DJ Sumbody cause of death at the moment.
Medico topics have been trying to reach out to the family and relatives for comment on the incident. So far no responses have been received.We will update the page once enough information is available. More information on DJ Sumbody cause of death will be added soon.
Who was DJ Sumbody?
Oupa John Sefoka was born in Pretoria, South Africa.His race and country of origin are both African.
Though his actual age is unknown, he had a birthday on June 9. He was thought to be in his 30s.
Oupa attended Sunnyside Primary School when he first began his academic career. He then continued his schooling at Bokgoni Technical High School.
He also enrolled at the Tshwane University of Technology to pursue a degree.He left college in his second year because his passion for music overrode his desire to do well in school.
His family would have preferred that he finish his studies, but his decision to leave seems to have been the right one.
His Love for Music
The Pretoria-born artist has seen extraordinary success as a result.His love of music overrode his ambition to do well in school, and he quit college in his second year.
Although his family would have liked that he complete his education, his choice to move out seems to have been the right one. As a result, the artist from Pretoria has achieved incredible success.
DJ Sumbody was popular for his hit songs, Ayepyep, featuring DJ Tira, Thebe, and Emza, and Monate Mpolaye featuring Cassper Nyovest and Thebe.
On December 6, 2019, the South African DJ released “Ashi Nthwela,” an album with 18 tracks.
In addition to DJ Tira, Busiswa, Cassper Nyovest, Holly Rey, Kwesta, Zakes Bantwini, Leehleza, and Londie London, Ashi Nthwela also includes these artists.
A list of Mzansi musicians who have achieved success in music and business must include Dj Sumbody as one of the names. With fortunes ranging from $1 to $5 million, he became a millionaire.
He was not married and had no children when he passed away.
His last plans
DJ Sumbody was supposed to appear at The Secret Door nightclub in Pretoria on Saturday night, based on his social media activity.
Before his passing, the Ayep Yep artist is seen in an Instagram Stories video smoking a cigar with the message “Back to basics.”
On Sunday, he was supposed to host the All White Veuve Picnic at Menlyn, Maine.
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DJ Sumbody’s car from the murder scene.
An investigation is currently underway following his untimely passing. It is yet too early to identify the killer and determine their motive because the inquiry is only in its early stages.
We hope that the information will spread more quickly and that the culprit will face the appropriate punishment.
In due course, information regarding DJ Sumbody’s funeral and memorial service will also be released to the public.
Tributes to DJ Sumbody
Given that the musician was extremely active and just made a post on Instagram a short while ago, fans are startled.
Over on social media, they have been posting messages of shock and grief.
— KeepHopeAlive (@OskidoIBelieve) November 20, 2022
”I’m so hurt, really loved that nigga”
What a year 💔. Now Dj Sumbody. What a lovely gentle giant. Condolences to his loved ones. This is not right. #DjSumbody
— Nandi Madida (@Nandi_Madida) November 20, 2022
Simply Maderi tweeted,
”Waking up to this sad news Dj sumbody is no more may his soul rest in peace we live with animals in this country. We plan but God decides #Djsumbody #RIPDjSumbody”
Arose from a concrete tweeted,
”RIP #DjSumbody Just the other day I was admiring his tailored suit by@TshepoTsala.Wishing Tsala, his close friends and family peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. What a gentle soul we have lost in the entertainment industry.”
We will never forget. Rest easy Dj Sumbody. 💔 pic.twitter.com/1b5wUi2kaM
— Mr Wilson (@wilsontweets_) November 20, 2022
”Eish The Big O, I remember that day when he was playing classics, and telling u about his career. #RIP OUPA”
Bo mma tweeted,
”Can’t believe DJ Sumbody was counting down to the all white Event only for him to pass away on the morning of the event.”
The philosopher tweeted,
”Life is not guaranteed, imagine uphuma uyosebenza with the hope of coming back home uzophumula kanti neks. No more ashi ntwela? horrible, cruel world yeses. DJ Sumbody”
We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.
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