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“We Never Die, We Multiply”-Fans Remember Riky Rick On His Death Anniversary

Yesterday [Thursday] marked one year since South African rapper Riky Rick died.

Riky Rick, whose real name was Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado, sadly passed away on February 23, 2022, at the age of 34. He sadly took his own life.

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South Africans remember Riky Rick on his death anniversary (Image Credit: Twitter @UncleVinny)

Riky Rick, the late award-winning rapper, tweeted his last message: “I’ll come back as a stronger person. This place is still my home.” The  message was the rapper’s famous quote from his popular song “Home” featuring Mas Musiq.

His unexpected death at an early age left Mzansi shocked and devastated. 

Since it was the rapper’s death anniversary, fans took to social media to honour him, his music, and his famous quotes.

Cotton Fest held a ceremony to remember the life of Riky Rick, who passed away one year ago.

“JOIN US Cotton Eaters. Let’s get together to remember the life of Riky Rick on Thursday, February 23 at Newtown Junction – 100 Carr Street, Newtown. WE NEVER DIE, WE MULTIPLY!” reads the tweet.

Below are tribute messages posted on social media as fans remembered “Boss Zonke” on his death anniversary:


It’s been a year since you left us Riky. The wounds haven’t healed. You’ll always be missed.

Continue Resting In Power #RikyRick 💔🕊


I will always stan a King who knows his vulnerability is his power ❤️🤴🏻 RIP Riky Rick



A year ago today, we lost a legend.

Riky Rick 🕊👑


Riky Ricky passed on a year ago today. He was more than just a Hip-Hop artist. Continue to Rest in Paradise, king.

 Cassper Nyovest posted pictures of himself and his late friend Riky Rick on social media, remembering the late talented rapper. The Doc Shebeleza hit maker wrote:

Forever in our hearts.”