Iconic music duo Daft Punk introduced their cut up after 28 years this week, and world EDM titans, different artists and followers are taking a second to acknowledge what the enigmatic French digital performers have contributed to music and to their lives. A quantity of Arab stars additionally took to social media to lament the loss of the EDM duo.
Although the music group, consisting of French musicians Man-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, emerged on the scene properly earlier than part-Tunisian mannequin, singer and actress Sonia Ben Ammar was even born, she made positive to take to Instagram to honor the artists, who in accordance to her Tales performed a pivotal function in her life.
“You don’t even understand how a lot of an impression they’ve had on my life,” wrote the 22-year-old, alongside a damaged coronary heart emoji.
In the meantime, part-Palestinian mannequin Bella Hadid determined to pay tribute to the duo in essentially the most Gen Z approach doable, by approach of a meme.
The catwalk star took to her Instagram Tales to share a photograph of “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho making his Oscar awards kiss, with the caption “Me making an attempt to get Daft Punk again collectively.” She additionally selected the damaged coronary heart emoji to specific her emotions concerning the music duo splitting up.
Dubai-based Lebanese influencer Karen Wazen posted a video of herself cruising down Sheikh Zayed Street listening to Daft Punk’s 2013 hit “Prompt Crush.”
“Ceaselessly your huge fan,” she captioned the video.
Additionally taking to the photo-sharing platform to react to Daft Punk’s breakup was Moroccan-Egyptian-Dutch mannequin Imaan Hammam to share a video of the helmet-wearing duo alongside the textual content “Ceaselessly.”
French-Algerian dancer-turned-actress shared a graphic the group set to their track “Rollin’ & Scratchin’” and captioned it with the prayer palms emoji.
Daft Punk have had main success through the years, successful six Grammy Awards and launching worldwide hits with “One Extra Time,” “More durable, Higher, Sooner, Stronger” and “Get Fortunate.”
They launched their debut album in 1993.
The Paris-born music duo introduced the breakup with an eight-minute video titled “Epilogue.” Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist, confirmed the breakup.