Rapper Linda 'Pro' Mkhize dies at 37 - what we know so far

Rapper Linda 'Pro' Mkhize died on Wednesday night after suffering '"severe seizures".

A statement by his family confirmed that the rapper died while visiting friends and that paramedics could not revive him.

Preliminary post-mortem results revealed that the rapper died due to bleeding in the gastro-intestinal tract.

He will be buried at the West Park Cemetery's Heroes Acre on Sunday. 

Pro is known for hit songs such as Woz'uzobabona, Sekele and Wild West through which a lot of artists believe they realised it was possible to make commercial hip hop music in the country.

One of his last performance was at the Basha Uhuru music festival about a month ago in which he delivered a show-stopping performance.

The rapper‚ who has been away from the spotlight for some time‚ had fans enthralled and screaming from the minute he came out for the performance.

A video on his Instagram‚ the last he posted before his death on Wednesday night‚ captured a moment where he had the crowd jumping to his hit Sekele.

His death, at 37-years-old,  sent shockwaves in the country as a whole.

Tributes poured in from all corners. Rappers, singers, actors and actresses all spoke well about the rapper.

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