Tributes continues to pour in for hip-hop artist Pro Kid after his family confirmed that he died last night after suffering a seizure.
The family of 37 year old artist, whose real name is Linda Mkhize released a statement saying he was visiting friends when the seizure occurred.
Hip-hop fans and friends have taken to social media to express their shock and pay tribute to the 37 year old.
Pro Kid defined Hip Hop in South Africa. He always rapped in kasi style that earned him respect. His flows were sick. Soweto brewed a legend!! 2000s kids have been deprived real music. #RIPProkid pic.twitter.com/wAh6rtm5Lb
— Not Adv Ngcukaitobi (@AdvNgcukaitobi) August 9, 2018
Remember the ProKid & Kaydo battle at YFM? It was on Dj Fresh’s show!! Then the ProKid & Proverb battle? Maaaan!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥😭 #RIPProKid
— Trevor (@Lets_one) August 9, 2018
“He suffered a severe seizure, whilst visiting friends and paramedics were called in to assist, they did their best to revive him to no avail and called his time of death at 20h38. He is survived by his beloved mother Fikile Mkhize and his father Zwelakhe Kheswa…” #RIPPROKID
— MediaGirlChronicles (@mediagirl_za) August 9, 2018
Waking up to saddest news of Pro Kid’s untimely death!
One of Mzansi’s greatest lyricist!
Lala Pro! pic.twitter.com/s3I8L51RBN
— Tumi Sole (@tumisole) August 9, 2018
— Sash 🇿🇼 (@SandersMutsimba) August 9, 2018
— Your Boy🇿🇦 (@_GeeDaazit) August 9, 2018
— Hermaine M (@HermaineM) August 9, 2018
— Sam K⏺ (@s_kay_1) August 9, 2018