Rikhado ‘Riky Rick’ Makhado’s funeral took place on Tuesday 1 March in a private ceremony in Johannesburg. The hip-hop star’s family and close friends all wore white in remembrance of him.
Bianca Naidoo gave a heartwarming tribute to her husband, Riky Rick, while his father-in-law, Kumi Naidoo also recalled their last conversation.
Kumi Naidoo also thanked Riky Rick for making his battle with addiction public for all to see.
“Thank you for the courage in dealing with your addictions in a mature and honest public way so that others who face a similar problem could benefit and learn and to say that addiction is not a crime it’s an illness.”
“I am thankful that Riky Rick’s family was open about his never ending drug recovery process…When are we having the cocaine conversation? We just out here watching people die,” Mzawai wrote.
I am thankful that Ricky's family was open about his never ending drug recovery process….. When are we having the cocaine conversation?
We just out here watching people die….
— ✨KUMKANIKAZI✨ (@ntsikimazwai) March 2, 2022
No sooner had Slik Talk uploaded a video bashing the wife of Riky Rick, then he swiftly deleted it following backlash on social media.
The controversial celebrity commentator trended on Twitter on Thursday, 3 March after he shared his latest video on his YouTube channel. In it, he took aim at those close to Riky Rick, including his wife Bianca Naidoo, and friends Lasizwe and Big Zulu.