Riky Rick shares heartfelt tributes for late musicians Killer Kau, Mpura and Khanya Hadebe

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By Mahlatsi Motale/@killerkau_rsa Instagram

South Africans are mourning the tragic loss of three of some of the country’s youngest and most impactful amapiano artists, Killer Kau, Mpura and musician, Khanya 'The Voice' Hadebe. 

They are believed to have passed away in a tragic car accident, but the exact details about the incident are still unclear at this point.

Killer Kau’s rise to fame came about as a result of video he posted of his song on Twitter which went viral. DJ Euphonik picked it up, tracked him down and collaborated with him for the hit single, Thol’ukuthi Hey

Mpura was most famous as the voice behind amapiano hit, Umsebenzi Wethu. Khanya 'The Voice' Hadebe was a rising star in the music industry and was already making a considerable impact at a young age, which is the case for all three of these talents. 

Rapper, Riky Rick, took to his Instagram page to share heartfelt and moving tributes for each of the artists. 

Riky Rick’s tribute to Mpura:

Rest In Peace our @mpura_mpura 

You were the happiest person in every room, your spirit was what we needed in our lives, selfless, humble and loving. Love you so much my brother.

Thank you for everything you did while you were still here. Gonna miss you so much bro. I'm sorry your journey had to end like this. Condolences to the family and the friends, we loved you so much bro. Lala Kahle. 

Riky Ricks’s tribute to Killer Kau

Becoming a legend at a young age is hard but @killerkau_rsa carried the weight on his shoulders.

He never stopped. Never changed. Loved by all of us. Just this Friday, we planned to shoot something together with @mpura_mpura , my heart is broken boy. I'm sorry my dawg.

Love you so much. Rest Easy king. We won’t forget you. 

May their souls rest in peace. 

Riky Rick’s tribute to Khanya ‘The Voice’ Hadebe

Painful @illuminated_greens (Khanya Hadebe) 

GONE TOO SOON. Im so sorry. You were just starting to figure this life thing out and we were so happy you guys were starting to grow into yourselves.

DAMN, this one just doesn’t make sense to me. You were too young to go like this brother. Its hard to have faith when we lose the best ones like this. F***.


May their souls rest in eternal peace. 

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