Lady Du Pens Heartfelt Message To Riky Rick After Her Performance At #CottonFest2022:
The annual Cotton Fest festival returned to The Station in Newtown, Johannesburg this weekend after a hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with several touching tributes to founder Riky Rick. The rapper passed on in February 23. The two-day concert included a line-up of artists described by the late rapper as some of “SA’s finest performers and DJs.” These included: Rouge, Nadia Nakai, Cassper Nyovest, Tshego, Maggz, Mae-E, Lady Du, Kamo Mphela, Khuli Chana, Kwesta, Nasty C, Shekhinah, Sjava, Uncle Waffles and Zakes Bantwini among many others.
Lady Du took to social media to honour the late Riky Rick after her performance at Cotton Fest. Riky Rick’s legacy was honoured yesterday at his Cotton Fest festival which has a lot of artists and South Africans excited despite mourning the death of the initiator. Lady Du was in attendance and decided to write to him. She said she wants to personally thank him as she felt his energy last night.She said she was nervous thinking she doesn’t want to disappoint him but she knew his spirit would come “alive” last night.
Lady Du concluded by thanking the team for giving her such a great opportunity to perform.She said: “Hey bro I’m writing to personally thank you, I felt your energy last night, I felt your spirit touch me. I was nervous thinking I don’t want to disappoint you but I knew your spirit would come ALIVE last night!!!!! To the COTTONFEST team I’d like to thank you for giving me an opportunity to perform. I even cried after my performance❤️ I love and appreciate every single person that was there y’all literally sang all my songs it was reAlly touching.”
Cotton Fest is known for celebrating different genres of the music industry and for the first time this year had a stage dedicated to celebrating the amapiano culture.The festival which encompassed his legacy which was founded on music, fashion and giving the youth a platform.