The world of Moroccan music is in mourning following the sudden death of popular singer Omar Cherif, which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.
According to sources close to the music industry, Omar Cherif was found lifeless at his home in Casablanca. An intervention team quickly arrived on the scene to investigate the circumstances of his death.
Although the exact details have not yet been confirmed, speculation suggests that the singer’s death could be attributed to a heart attack that occurred unexpectedly.
The Moroccan artistic world was deeply affected by this tragic news. Figures such as Mous Maher, Abdellah Daoudi and Hassan Dikouk expressed their sadness and condolences to the family and loved ones of Omar Cherif.
An emotional Mous Maher shared on social media: “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. Omar Cherif is in the hands of God.”
For his part, Abdellah Daoudi declared: “It is with great sadness that we learn of the sudden departure of the artist Omar Cherif. Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.”
Hassan Dikouk, visibly saddened, added: “We have lost a brother, Omar Cherif. This is a shock to all of us. To God we belong and to Him we return.”
The announcement of the premature death of Omar Cherif deeply shook the Moroccan musical community, leaving behind a musical legacy that will forever be remembered.