DJ Perplex killed while playing at a Mexican nightclub; 4 others harmed


On June 29, a group of armed men opened fire at a rave in San Luis Potosí, Mexico murdering two individuals and harming four others. One of the casualties was Haifa native Ronen Dahan, or more commonly known as DJ Perplex. The Israeli DJ had been a regular all throughout Mexico’s hot spots for the majority of the month and was playing the show when the incident happened. He was 45 years of age. 

Local media reports state that the incident is related to broadening cartel violence in the area. Since updates on his passing, various fans, friends and family have communicated their sentiments of misfortune on Dahan’s Facebook page.

As an artist, DJ Perplex had created 13 albums under various monickers and endeavored on a couple of international tours. He was additionally one part of the Psytrance pair Pura Vida alongside Daniel Zitrin, otherwise called as Minimize. 

Viva México 🇲🇽 Such an amazing festival 🇧🇷❤️🙏 a taste from my new track – Perplex & Atomic Pulse Feat. D.J Ferary – BassLine Scan-Ka

Posted by Perplex on Monday, June 17, 2019

Dahan’s cousin Emily Ben Hamo said his music had not gotten on in Israel yet, regardless of increasing world-wide prominence playing parties. “He constantly needed to return to Israel and become famous playing his music here,” Hamo said. 

Co-DJs the Faders have begun a raising support campaign to help take Dahan’s cadaver back to his hometown where he grew up to give him an appropriate memorial service and burial.

Meanwhile, a little over one week, a suspect has been arrested and is identified as Victor N.

Reportedly, the suspect, Victor N. was also arrested previously in connection with a 2017 murder that took place near the location of the recent shooting in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

Our CONDOLENCES to the victim’s family and loved ones.

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