The South African entertainment industry has had yet another loss, with the death of award-winning hip-hop artist and disc jockey Boitumelo Athiel Mooi, popularly known as DJ Dimplez, who passed away on Sunday 6th March.
The Mooi family confirmed in a statement that the popular DJ died of a sudden brain hemorrhage.
The statement reads: “It is with deep sadness that the Mooi family announces the untimely passing of Boitumelo Athiel Mooi, popularly known as DJ Dimplez. He passed away on March 6, 2022, from a sudden brain hemorrhage.”
The family asked for space and respect to process their tragic loss.
His death comes a few days after popular musician Riky Rick was laid to rest.
DJ Dimplez was known for his contribution to local hip-hop. He mentored and helped elevate many artists. He was the founder of a popular hip-hop event Pop Bottles in Johannesburg.
Hit songs from him include : Way Up with Cassper
Nyovest, Vacation with Anatii & Da LES, and the Amantombazane remix with Riky Rick. He released his album Kubu in 2019.
There is no doubt the death of DJ Dimplez is a heart-wrenching shock for all of his fans, close people, and family members.Fans have flooded social media to share their heartfelt condolences.