Popular Riky Rick, a South African rapper, has died.
According to multiple reports, the 34-year-old rapper committed suicide at his home on Wednesday, February 23, 2020.
According to the report, the singer allegedly hung himself with a rope after suffering from severe depression, according to sources.
He was reportedly rushed to a nearby hospital, where he eventually died.
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Sheikani Makhado, a family spokesperson, confirmed his death but could not provide any additional information.
“The family is still meeting, and we will release a statement in due course. We ask for your understanding.”
After his father died, the rapper opened up about his struggle with depression in 2020.
He was the founder and owner of the record label Cotton Club Records until his death.
After the release of his platinum-certified album Family Values in 2015, he rose to fame.
Riky Rick’s wife, Bianca Naidoo, and their two children survive him.