Riky Rick to be laid to rest on Tuesday

JOHANNESBURG – A private funeral for award-winning hip-hop artist and fashionista, Riky Rick will be held in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

The event will be live-streamed.

The artist whose real name is Rikhado Makhado died last week.

Tributes from fans and industry giants have been pouring in for the 34-year-old Boss Zonke hitmaker.

He is being remembered not only for his music and fashion but his role in promoting young musicians.

He leaves behind his wife Bianca and two children.

A memorial service will be held for the star on Friday.