The Namibian music industry is mourning the death of a well-known music producer, Araffath Muhuure, who died on Friday, aged 40.
Muhuure was known for his innovative work and collaborations with some of the biggest names in the industry.
Araffath Muhuure began his career as a sound engineer in the 1980s, playing several musical instruments during Sunday services.
Throughout his career, Muhuure has helped to shape the sound of Namibian music and has produced albums for some of the biggest names in the industry, including Dnaf, Tequila, PDK, Jericho, Anne Singer, Tate Buti, and the late Tunakie.
His death sent shockwaves throughout the music industry, with many artists and industry professionals expressing their condolences on social media.
Fellow artists and friends described Muhure, who owned Triple Seven Studios, as a true pioneer in the music industry, always pushing the boundaries and never afraid to take risks.
"He was widely known as one of the most influential producers and was currently working on a new project called "ARA Piono."
Former CEO of NASCAM John Max says Muhuure's contribution to the industry will be remembered for years to come, and his legacy will continue to inspire future generations of musicians and producers.