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

“Gone But Not Forgotten”-Mzansi Remembers Riky Rick On His Death Anniversary 

Thursday marked the first anniversary of South African rapper Riky Rick’s death.

Riky Rick, whose real name was Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado, sadly died on February 23, 2022. He was only 34 years old.

Riky Rick Death Anniversary 
Riky Rick (Image Credit: Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images: @rikyrickworld)

Riky Rick, a famous rapper, tweeted his last words before passing away. He said, “I’ll return a stronger man. This land is still my home,” quoting lyrics from one of his popular songs, “Home”. 

South Africans were left very sad and emotional when news of Riky Rick’s death circulated on social media.

Having noticed it was Riky Rick’s death anniversary, fans took to social media to share some of his most famous quotes and music.

Cotton Fest organizers held a special ceremony to pay tribute to the late multi-award-winning rapper and fashionista Riky Rick.

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

Here are some of the 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.

 Remembering his late friend, Cassper Nyovest posted some photos of himself with Riky Rick and captioning the pictures:

 Forever in our hearts.”



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