DJ Sumbody, an Amapiano hitmaker, was killed in South Africa.

Early on November 20 in Johannesburg, a shooting claimed the life of the Amapiano performer.

Oupa John Sefoka, better known as DJ Sumbody, was a South African music producer and the father of Amapiano.

Early on November 20 in Johannesburg, a shooting claimed the life of the Amapiano performer.

DJ Sumbody and his group were allegedly ambushed by unidentified gunmen while they were driving on Woodmead Road.

A third person, also thought to be one of DJ Sumbody’s bodyguards, is in critical condition after miraculously escaping the hail of bullets. DJ Sumbody and one of his bodyguards are said to have died on the spot.

The Gauteng police confirmed the assault and said they are looking for suspects and looking into the events that led to the attack on the musician.

According to a statement from Lieutenant-Colonel Mavela Masondo:

“Police received a complaint about a shooting on Woodmead Drive at approximately 12.30am. Upon arrival at the scene, police found two people inside a VW Golf with gunshot wounds. Both victims, a driver, and a passenger were certified dead on the scene. It was reported that the third victim, who was driving a BMW X5, was taken to the nearest medical care centre after sustaining gunshot wounds.

“Gauteng acting provincial commissioner Major-General Tommy Mthombeni, has deployed maximum resources to trace suspects responsible for this shooting. Police appeal to anyone with information that can help in the investigation or assist in the apprehension of the suspects to call the crime stop number or report to the nearest police station. Information can also be given anonymously via my SAPS App that can be downloaded from any smartphone.”

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