Riky Rick one of South African famous rappers, died on 24 February following a suicide committed by him.

He was 34 years of age.

There hasn’t been any official statement stating whether the rapper committed suicide or not.

After the release of Riky’s single Nafukwa in 2014, he was later nominated a year after his single at Sama Rapper Rose.

Rikhado Makhado is the real name of rapper Riky Rick, KwaMashu was the place he was born, Riky was married with two children, amongst his songs like, Amantombazane, Boss Zonke, and Sidlukotini garnered worldwide attention and brought him the love of his dedicated music followers.

Riky was fighting depression, he suffered all his life managing the fame he had, in an interview, he said “Most musicians are scarred beings, and their biggest drug is the on-stage performance and nourishing themselves from the energy their receive from the crowd.