Mzansi social media has been left teary-eyed after a video emerged of hip hop superstar Riky Rick dancing with DJ Uncle Waffles. This comes after the shocking suicide death of the award-winning musician, real name Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado.
Riky Rick allegedly committed suicide at his estate home in the north of Joburg on Wednesday. He suffered from severe depression and recently made a video in which he talked about his mental condition on social media platforms. He was 32-years-old.
Many fans and social media users were left teary-eyed by the video of Riky Rick dancing with Uncle Waffles. In the video, the muso looks carefree and dances with careless abandon and enthusiasm. Riky Rick shows great chemistry with Uncle Waffles in the dance routine as they break moves to Felo Le Tee and Myztro’s hit song 66.
Many South Africans expressed regret that such a free spirit who was at the peak of his life is now gone, having taken his own life in such tragic circumstances.
Other fans were also angry that Riky Rick was dragged when he initially posted the video in which he was dancing with the celebrity DJ.
We gonna miss your vibe..🔥🔥🔥👌💙
Ricky Rick Makhado Cotton Fest. pic.twitter.com/Oo2Mx9CWxA
— Vocab Mthembu (@Vocab4Real) February 23, 2022
Here is how some fans reacted to the video of the late Riky Rick dancing with Uncle Waffles:
justbeingmon: “This video lives rent-free in my mind. Go well Ricky Rick 💔🕊🤍”
LeeShazzy26: “Bekasi nje… I’m in tears fuck!! Aii God we hide a lot behind our smiles, behind these bubbly selves. Kanti we at our tipping points yoh aii fok😭😭😭😭 #RickyRick #RestInPeace #CottonFest2022”
enhle_qwabe: “This Video still does it!! Ricky Rick”
mwindy_: “Wow💔 heartbreaking 💔”
rekhoclear: ” But why don’t you shout out when you feel depressed. What have you done to your lovely self, your family and Satafrika. #RIPRikyRick”
In other news – Things you probably didn’t know about Riky Rick
Mzansi award-winning South African rapper and hip-hop artist Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado, popularly known as Riky Rick, passed away on the morning of Wednesday 23 February.
The family of rapper Riky Rick confirmed that he passed on following the rumours circulating on Twitter. A source told a local publication that the 34-year-old rapper was found by his management team at about 08:30. Learn More