SA hip-hop star ProKid (37) dies

AS IT HAPPENED: ProKid's memorial service


Cape Town – South African hip-hop star Linda 'ProKid' Mkhize has died. He was 37 years old.

According to a statement released by his family, ProKid suffered a “severe seizure attack” on Wednesday 8 August while visiting friends. 

“Paramedics were called in to assist. They did their best to revive him to no avail,” the statement reads. 

ProKid is survived by his mother Fikile Mkhize, his father Zwelakhe Kheswa, his wife Ayanda, and his three-year-old daughter Nonkanyezi, his brothers, and extended family. 

No further details are currently available. 

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