South African Rapper ProKid is Passed On at Age 37 💔
Multiple award winning South African rapper, Linda Mkhize popularly known as ProKid is dead at age 37. The legendary rapper died on Wednesday night after suffering severe seizures.
Times Live disclosed that ProKid’s family released a statement early Thursday morning, their first since he passed on.
An excerpt of the statement reads:
The legendary SA hip-hop artist affectionately known as ProKid … passed away on Wednesday. He suffered a severe seizure attack while 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 8.38pm…Further details will be furnished as soon as his family has gathered.” The grieving family have also asked for privacy during this trying time.
Following his shocking demise, fans and celebrities have poured out tributes via social media.
See some tweets:
REST IN PEACE TO ONE OF THE GREATEST TO EVER DO IT. Gave me my break as a producer, gave me my break as an artist … There will never be another PRO. ❤️ … shocking.
— AKA (@akaworldwide) August 8, 2018
Prokid paved a way for Kasi rappers and took SA Hip Hop to the top. He left giant footsteps that will live forever. Uthini Ngo Pro? The real game changer.#RIPProkid #IBelieve pic.twitter.com/rG6s1YJlgu
— 50degrees (@OskidoIBelieve) August 9, 2018