Rapper Riky Rick Has Been Confirmed Dead

Popular South African rapper,Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado, also known as Riky Rick has allegedly committed suicide in the early hours of today, February 23 at the age of 34.

Although the motive and the circumstances surrounding his death still unclear, some South African tabloids and online reports claim that he committed suicide by hanging at his estate home in the north of Johannesburg and according to Sunday World, a source close to the situation alleged that the rapper was found by his management team at about 8.30am.

Rick who once revealed that he was struggling with depression last tweeted hours before his demise: “I’ll return a stronger man. This land is my home.”

The family spokesperson Sheikani Makhado confirmed his passing but could not divulge any further details.

“The family is still meeting, and we will release a statement in due course. We ask for your understanding.”

His colleagues in the industry and friends have taken to diverse social media platforms to express their shock and pour out their condolence messages.

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