Riky Rick dies at 34

RAPPER Riky Rick has died aged 34 after he said he would “come back stronger” in his last cryptic tweet.

Rapper Family Values, whose real name is Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado was confirmed dead by his family earlier today.

The rapper died in Johannesburg, his family says


The rapper died in Johannesburg, his family saysCredit: Getty
The 34-year-old man left behind his wife and two children


The 34-year-old man left behind his wife and two childrenCredit: AFP

The 34-year-old’s cause of death has not yet been released.

The rapper left behind his wife, two children, mother and 5 siblings.

A statement on behalf of the family read: “Son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Riky ‘Ricky’ Makhado (34 years old) sadly passed away this morning (February 23) in Johannesburg).

“Known lovingly as Riky Rick across the globe, he is greatly loved by his family, friends, and the entire entertainment industry.

“His love for family, friends and community is well known. Riky’s process of nurturing and developing young musical talent has been fully documented and will be forever remembered. “

His death comes after a mysterious final tweet he shared at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday just hours before his death.

He wrote: “I will return a stronger man. This land is still my home.”

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