Late musician Oupa John Sefoka’s family has retained ownership of Ayepyep Lifestyle CapeTown following a legal settlement.

The family secured 50 percent stake in the business and Ayepyep Cape Town is set to open its doors on the 22nd of September 2023.

Oupa John Sefoka who was popularly known as DJ Sumbody was not only into music. He was also an entrepreneur and businessman.

He owned a string of lounges known as Ayepyep. Sumbody opened Ayepyep (Top Notch) in Sunnyside, and the second one was opened in Menlyn (Secret Door).


The third one Ayepyep Lifestyle Lounge was opened in Cape Town. It was reported that Sumbody was in the taxi industry with sizable fleet of taxis.

Sefoka who was once a queue marshall at Bosman taxi rank was taught business by his father. Sumbody was shot dead on the 20th of November 2022 in Johannesburg.

Entertainment commentator and television host Kgopolo Phil Mphela shared the details on X. Below is what he posted.