On Wednesday, the rapper sent a cryptic tweet stating that he will return stronger. Shortly after the tweet, the singer’s death was confirmed by his family, with no cause of death given.
I’ll return a stronger man. This land is still my home.
— MR MAKHADO (@rikyrickworld) February 23, 2022
In a statement issued on behalf of the family to DRUM.
He was affectionately known as Riky Rick around the world and was adored by his family, friends, and the entire entertainment industry. His devotion to family, friends, and the community is well-known.
Riky’s nurturing and development of young musical talent is well documented and will be remembered for the rest of his life. The statement went on.
Riky Rick is one of South Africa’s most talented rappers. He rose to prominence following the release of his well-received project, Family Values, in 2015. His album was well-received in South Africa, where it was certified platinum.
In 2022, the singer is expected to host the Cotton Festival. His death has put an end to the dream of a young talented rapper who enjoys serving his community.
May his soul find peace. Amen.