#RipPapers707! Popular South African disk jockey who was known for his infused impact the Amapiano dance moves DJ Paper 707 has passed away. DJ Paper 707 whose real name is Vusi Mabuza was reported to have died today July 15 2020. The cause of his death or what killed him is still not yet known as at the time of filing this report. He died at the age of 42.
Reports from sources claimed that the entertainer died as a result of COVID-19 complications. His death was announced to the public via his official Facebook page by an Admin handling his page.
The post reads.. “We’re hereby shattered to announce the passing of papers 707, may his soul rest in peace.
Jazzidisciples’s ‘Long Lasting’ song was the 1st Amapiano hit to endorse Amapiano Lifestyle. Papers 707 is seen dancing through out the Long Lasting video. His ‘weird’ & ‘drunk’ moves whilst holding a Hennessey bottle later became what is known as Amapiano dance.
Tributes Floods Twitter
The music, DANCE MOVES and the expensive clothing and alcohol 🔥This man was at the forefront of the “Amapiano Is A Lifestyle” movement. The streets will never forget you. Rest Easy Groot 🙏🏾 #RIPPapers707 pic.twitter.com/U4r53BPv2U
— Ernest Phatsoane (@Gold_phats1) July 15, 2020
Waking up to the worst news possible💔 The Man Behind The Amapiano Dance Moves🔥 Papers 707, DJ Papers, Pampiri, 707 The Paper Man😭
He inspired me to produce amapiano🔥He inspired me to dance to amapiano🔥
— IAMDJ787 (@botshel028) July 15, 2020
That grootman was always concerned about my safety at gigs, he once waited for me to finish working in MP and he drove behind me til I could see the way to Soweto. There’s definitely a party in heaven tonight, I know he prepared his set and a towel to wipe himself. #RipPapers707
— Popeye ka mfethu (@wangz_m) July 15, 2020
— TY KIDDO (@tykiddovevo) July 15, 2020
As a Durbanite I swear I wouldn’t have taken this Mapiano genre serious if it wasn’t for this geniuses videos… RiP maan we lost a soldier the man looked very happy n enjoyed uLife😭😭🙏🙏🤦♂️🤦♂️.. #RipPapers707 pic.twitter.com/9z4FUNVNrh
— uGatsheni njalo loh🇿🇦 (@MuzieSndlovu) July 15, 2020
A week ago Vusi Mabuza (DJ Paper 707) posted on his Instagram page that he lost his mother. He didn’t give any detail of what led to his mother’s death.
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