Riky Rick Biography Real Name, Death, Suicide, Wife, Children, Houses, Cars, Net worth
Ricky Rick whose real name is Rikhado Makhado died on 23 February 2022, he committed suicide after a long battle with depression that emanated from his marital life.
Known for his love of the fashion scene, Riky Rick’s biography becomes of interest to all the Swag lovers. The Boss Zonke hitmaker knew what he was talking about when he sang “ Umswenko bayamazi” ( They know how to slay).
Riky Rick Biography
|Real Name: Rikhado Makhado
Birthday: 20th July 1987
Died: 23 February 2022
Cause of death: Suicide
Age: 32 years
Birth Place: KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Career: Songwriter, Actor, Rapper
Genre: Hip Hop
Labels: Formerly (Soulstic Music and Mabala Noise Entertainment), Makhado Makhado Agency and Cotton Club Records
Riky Rick’s Career
Riky Rick’s inspiration for music is attributed to Bongani Fassie at a recording studio session. This triggered him to release his first single” Barbershop” which features Da L.E.S. His career then skyrocketed when he released another single “Nafukwa” which became a hit. “Amantombazane was released next then its remix which featured South African artists namely OkMalumkoolKat, Maggz, Kwesta, Ginger Bread Man, Kid X, Nadia Nakai and DJ Dimplez.
His major debut single “ Boss Zonke ” landed on number #3 on the SA Hip Hop Top Ten List. His fifth single ”Sondela” was then released around the same time as a dedication to his soul mate. In 2016, another single ”Sidlukotini” was released.
Riky Rick’s Nafukwa
Albums, Mixtapes and EPs
- Riky Rick’s first studio album “Family Values ” was released in 2015
- “Scooby Snacks” EP released 25 May 2017
- “Stay Shining” released 3 November 2017.
- “Comeback Kid” (mixtape) 2011
- ” Fear The Hunter”(mixtape) 2018.
- NTOMBI Respect The Drumboss 2015(album)
- Reason Injayam, Vol. (album)
- Khuli Chana From Giyani With Love (album)
Awards and Nominations
He was nominated twice at the 2014 Channel O awards, once at the 2014 South African Music Awards, and four times at the South African Hip Hop Awards in 2014. In 2016, he was nominated for the Best Hip Hop category for the MTV Africa Music Awards
Riky Rick’s Net worth
He is worth approximately R56 million and well does he love himself some fancy wheels. The rapper owns a Mercedes G Wagon and a Ferrari worth almost R5 million. Recently he took to social media to flaunt his new R1.5 million black Porsche. Makhado also owns a fancy house in 2015 and it represents all he stands for….swag.
How does Riky Rick make his fortune?
The rapper cashes in on album sales, endorsements(Rolex Nike among others), his record company “ Makhado Makhado Agency”, a barbershop” Legends Barber Shop”, a clothing line and the Cotton Fest which is an event that combines music and fashion.
Cotton fest 2020
Following the success of the first Cotton Fest in 2019, Riky Rick served fans with a bigger and better experience on the 1st of February this year with over 110 artists across 3 stages. The cotton Fest brings together Fashion and music together, which is what Riky Rick is passionate about.
Riky Rick Controversial Dressing
Although the rapper is so passionate about fashion, he got snubbed by fans when he made a TV appearance wearing a skirt on Live Amp in 2018. “From Boss Zonke to Sis Zonke,” fans tweeted.
Riky Rick’s Wife and Children.
His fashion sense tantalises a lot of ladies, which is a disappointment as Riky Rick is a family man. His wife is Bianca Naidoo. The couple has been together for eight years and they have a son named Malik Daniel Makhado and a daughter.
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Riky Rick Biography: Real Name, Age, Wife, Children, Houses, Cars, Net worth