- Papers 707 has passed away unexpectedly and his friends and fans have flooded social media with tributes to the artist
- He was a popular DJ and dancer and DJ fresh paid a particularly moving tribute to his friend
- Papers 707 helped make the amapiano dance style popular and soon had many of SA's biggest stars copying his dance moves
Popular amapiano DJ and dancer Vusi “Papers 707" Mabuza has passed away, he was 42 years old. His death has sent ripples through the entertainment industry and tributes to the artist trended on social media.
DJ Fresh paid a particularly touching tribute to Papers 707 and mourned the loss of the artist.He captioned his post with the following:
"The Yanos has lost a truly unapologetic ambassador!!! On behalf of #Amapiano: DANKO AND #RIPPapers707"
Paper 707 first popped up on the entertainment radar with his Amapiano dance moves, which soon became popular with the likes of Cassper Nyovest, Lamiez and many South Africans.
His passing was completely unexpected and his close friends have paid tribute to the artist.
He was admitted to hospital for gout and passed away on Wednesday. The passing of Papers 707 is particularly tragic because he had mourned the passing of his mom less than two weeks ago, according to ZAlebs.
Social media users flooded the post with a tribute to the DJ and dancer:
Fresh was fired on 9 July, 2019 for using what could've been considered an offensive word on air and refusing to apologise afterwards. The legendary radio host and DJ took to Twitter to share a screenshot of his termination letter.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that DJ Fresh used the first few weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown to reboot, rest and to focus on his mental health. The 947 Drive Time host has revealed that he didn't realise that he needed to take a break until Mzansi's government imposed the current lockdown.
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