Amapiano Artists Reminisce The Late Riky Rick On His Birthday:
Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado (20 July 1987 – 23 February 2022), known professionally as Riky Rick, was a South African rapper, singer and producer. He was also the founder and owner of the record label Cotton Club Records and a member of Boyz N Bucks.
The late rapper and ‘friends of amapiano’ Riky Rick made headlines on the Twitter trends list as fans and industry friends celebrated his first heavenly birthday. Riky Rick, real name Rikhado Makhado, died on February 23. On July 20 2022 the rapper would have turned 35. Major League Djz wrote, “Happy birthday to Riky ” Legends never die ” let’s operate.”
His fans dedicated the day to remembering the rapper and celebrating his legacy, while others expressed their sadness and lingering feeling about his death being surreal almost five months after he passed on. Riky gifted the world with hit songs such as Amantombazane, Boss Zonke and Sidlukotini but more than that, he left many with fond memories of beautiful encounters with him.
The rapper’s brand became synonymous with fashion because of his style and love for fine clothes and culture. He became an icon for all the cool children and light for upcoming artists who he embraced publicly. One of his greatest achievements, in addition to his musical legacy, is the establishment of Cotton Festival, which made a comeback in 2022 after taking a break thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic.