DJ Vettys Shot on the Way to Gig at Top Notch Lifestyle
Tshwane, Date – Popular DJ Vettys, real name Seunkie Mokubung, was shot on Monday evening, January 29, as he was en route to a gig at Top Notch Lifestyle (formerly Ayepyep Sunnyside) in Tshwane. The DJ, a close friend of the late DJ Sumbody, who owned Ayepyep, is currently in a critical condition.
Vettys’ management team issued a statement on Tuesday, January 30, confirming the unfortunate incident. The statement disclosed that the DJ had survived the shooting but was in a critical condition, receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
“On Monday, 29 January, DJ Vettys was involved in an unfortunate incident following a shooting in the evening as he was leaving to a gig. Thankfully, he survived, but is, however, in a critical condition and currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital,” read the statement.
The management team appealed to the public for prayers, stating, “DJ Vettys’ family and management would like to thank everyone who has reached out with concern, and we ask that you continue to pray for his speedy recovery.”
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According to Vettys’ social media posts, he was scheduled for a gig at Top Notch Lifestyle, formerly known as Ayepyep Sunnyside, on the fateful Monday evening.
The news of DJ Vettys’ shooting is especially poignant as he was a close friend and confidant of the late DJ Sumbody. In 2022, Vettys spoke at Sumbody’s memorial service, delivering a touching tribute to the Monate Mpolaye hitmaker.
“He made me who I am today, and I will forever be grateful and thankful to him,” Vettys expressed during the memorial, reflecting on the impact Sumbody had on his life.
As of now, the incident is still a developing story, and law enforcement authorities are yet to release any details about the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The public remains on edge, awaiting updates on DJ Vettys’ condition and hoping for a positive turn in his recovery.
The music community, in particular, is rallying behind the popular DJ, echoing calls for support and prayers during this challenging time. Stay tuned for further developments in this ongoing and concerning situation.