Tumi “DJ Dimplez” Mooi is set to be laid to rest at an intimate private funeral attended by his family and a few close friends on Friday.
The family of the DJ confirmed his death on Sunday, revealing he had succumbed to a brain haemorrhage.
“It is with deep sadness that the Mooi family announces the untimely passing of Boitumelo Athiel Mooi, popularly known as DJ Dimplez. He passed away on March 6 2022, from a sudden brain haemorrhage.” read the official statement.
The date and venue of the official memorial service for DJ Dimplez are yet to be announced.
The family revealed the Pop The Bottle team would host it and all would be welcome to attend, but they would comply with Covid-19 regulation numbers and protocol.
Dimplez's list of hit songs include 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.
As a contributor in the industry, the DJ played a big role in solidifying the fact that there was space in SA entertainment for hip-hop DJs. He played in clubs and festivals and his music featured on most music charts.
Tributes to the DJ from his close industry friends continue to flood social media as they mourn his death.