Rapper Linda 'Pro' Mkhize dies at age 37

09 August 2018 - 06:59
By Emmanuel Tjiya
Hip-hop artist PRO
Hip-hop artist PRO

Local rapper Linda 'Pro' Mkhize has died at age 37, a statement released by his family confirmed this morning.

The 'Woz'uzobabona'' hit-maker died on Wednesday night after suffering a severe seizure while visiting friends.

He is survived by his wife Ayanda and 3-year-old daughter Nonkanyezi.

Both his parents Fikile Mkhize and Zwelakhe Kheswa are still alive.

"The legendary SA hip-hop Artist, affectionately known as ProKid of Hip Hop, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018," the statement reads.

"He suffered a severe seizure attack, 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.

"ProKid's family requests that the media respect their privacy during this tragic period of time. Further details will be furnished as soon as his family has gathered."