Apr 18, 2024

Boitumelo Athiel Mooi | DJ Dimples Laid to Rest


Formally known as DJ Dimples, Boitumelo Athiel Mooi is laid to rest in an intimate ceremony attended by friends and family on Friday 11 March, in Johannesburg. The Hip Hop DJ who produced many hit songs, died on Sunday from brain haemorrhage, his death was confirmed by family later in the evening.

Mzansi has suffered multiple great losses of their ultimate favourite celebrities, one after the other. Last week a friend of his, Rikhado Makhado Ricky Rick was also laid to rest due to suicide caused by depression, having been Kuli Roberts a week before. The cycle of these death led to Mzansi coming together as one when a picture of Zola’s health subsiding circulated the media. Fans came out in numbers in the name of saying they wish to also help celebrities get back up.

DJ Dimples death was sudden to many as they were not aware of the health condition. Fans are worried about the secrecy of their idols when things go south for them.

Boitumelo Athiel Mooi, was known for hit songs such as We Ain’t Leaving, on which he featured Anatii and L-Tido, and Way Up featuring Cassper Nyovest and JR. He released the album Kubu, in 2019.

With a coffin covered in a pure white blanket being drawn down on a live stream. Fans continue to pour words of comfort to close friend and family of the late DJ. He contributed in the Hip Hop music industry, played a big role in hardening the fact that there was availability or space in SA entertainment for hip hop DJs. He played at various clubs, festivals and his music featured on most music charts.