- The family of Tumi Mooi, commonly known as DJ Dimplez, held a private funeral service for the hip hop music producer
- Friends and family have spoken openly about the decision to cut off his life support at the hospital where he was admitted
- Dimplez fans say the family’s decision to take him off life support shouldn’t have been made as soon as they did
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The family of DJ Dimplez, real name Tumi Mooi, can’t say enough about the depth to which the artist’s death leaves a void in their lives.
A private funeral service to bid farewell to the hip hop DJ was held on Friday, with his relatives and friends speaking candidly about the final moments of his life following his death last week on Sunday. Dimplez’ cousin David Mooi detailed the events after the former was taken to hospital.
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“When the family arrived at the hospital on Friday after he was admitted, they noticed that he could not speak due to his condition. We were then told that Tumi was brain dead and nothing could be done. done for him. When a person is like that, you start to understand that God made a call,” David said.
Dimplez’s friend and industry peer Kagiso Mabelane, commonly known as DJ Milkshake, said he and a group of several other artists who were waiting for an update outside the hospital were struggling to come to terms. that he wouldn’t wake up after hearing the news. SchedulesLIVE reported.
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“Tumi became a brother to me… To illustrate how strong-willed and selfless he was, there were about six or seven of us waiting outside the hospital,” recalls Milkshake, who stood next to DJ Speedsta when news of the decision to shut down Dimplez’s life support reached them.
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“A friend who was inside the ward when he died said D’s life support system was [terminated] around 12:45 p.m. So Speedsta checked the time and said, “No, but Shake, it’s only 2:10.” I mean, the guy is just taking a nap. He will wake up now.”
Dimplez’s nephew, Seschaba Mooi, recalled a fun time when he told the DJ he was a great-grandfather, joking that he never wanted to grow old, The citizen reported.
“He treated his friends like very important people. Each person had a special place in his heart,” Seschaba said, imploring people to remember Dimplez’s legacy and continue to embrace his music and hip hop event. Soft drink bottles.
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Fans and followers of the late artist have gone online in droves to pay their respects. Some social media users said Dimplez’s survival system should have been kept going a bit longer.
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In short, the news takes a look at some of the reactions below.
@Beatrix MmaBless Mthombeni wrote:
“Haaaai, give him at least a week nyana before turning off the machine. One day do you turn off the machine? So unfair.”
@Tebogo King Zality Matlape II said:
“I went through this last year when my cousin was mugged by his friend. When the brainstem is dead, there’s really nothing they can do.”
@Thembekile Mathopo Shongwe added:
“We went through this as a family, and I have to say, [it is] the most painful and unbearable situation. May God console them.”
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Elsewhere, In brief News recently reported that South Africa has again learned in shock of the death of another artist following the news that DJ Dimplez died on Sunday March 6.
Dimplez was among many celebrities who showed up at the rapper’s memorial service Riky Rickwho committed suicide at his home in Johannesburg on February 23.
Their deaths follow the shooting death of DJ Citi Lyts, who was shot dead in Soweto earlier in February and laid to rest two weeks ago. Among an extensive catalog, Dimplez has retuned hit songs such as Amantombazane Remixa club banger that, among other things, featured Riky’s rapping abilities.
Source: News in Brief