#RipPapers707 : Amapiano DJ and dancer Papers 707 is dead at 42

DJ and dancer Papers 707

Popular DJ amapiano and dancer Vusi well known as “Papers 707” Mabuza died at 42 years old

The star died in hospital Wednesday morning after being treated for gout.
His long time friend and collaborator, Thapelo “Thabza DA DJ” Ranko, announced Mabuza ‘s passing,
saying he was heartbroken by the tragedy.

His Words were : 

“He was in hospital for gout.

I was with him last week and he was struggling with his condition. I spoke to him yesterday and he was in high spirits.

It came as a shock to us all and we really don’t know what to think at the moment.

There are so many emotions.

He was so loving. It is such a loss to us, as his friends, but also to the industry.”

Thapelo said he would remember Vusi as 

“a loving and compassionate man who always went out to help others have nice time.

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Hailed as one of the amapiano pioneers in Mzansi,

Vusi became prominent in the genre, 
creating many tracks that lined dance floors. 
Last month he had released mixtape called 
the Lockdown Medication Vol with Thabza DA DJ.

Friends and fans filled social media with condolence messages and photos reminiscent of the star.


Many users have shared videos of him dancing, showing his love of music and life.

DJ and dancer Papers 707