South Africans woke up to the sad and shocking news on Women’s Day that veteran Hip Hop legend Linda ‘Pro Kid’ Mkhize passed away.
According to news sources, the family shared the sad news in a statement late on Wednesday night.
The star is said to have died from a “severe seizure while visiting friends.”
The award winning Hip Hip star is known for his pioneering of vernacular Hip Hop in South Africa
South Africans took to social media to share their deepest condolences.
Dankie San you made ghetto metaphors and punchlines seem effortless, you birthed a whole generation of spitters that were inspired by your style. A rap pioneer, word engineer top 5 dead or alive. #RipProKid and condolences to your family. pic.twitter.com/NhDo19QUTJ
— SlikourOnLife (@slikouron) August 9, 2018
Rest In Peace #ProKid 💔😢
— Gail Nkoane Mabalane (@GailMabalane) August 9, 2018
— Theresho👑Baloyi🐦🇿🇦 (@IamKingViera11) August 8, 2018