Major League DJs were by Riky Rick's side when he died
Twin musos were first to discover the late rapper shortly after his suicide
Late rapper Riky Rick's mom Louisa Zondo has revealed that Major League DJs were with the rapper in his last moments.
SA HipHop Magazine shared a paragraph from Louisa's recently released book that she penned, where she described what happened on that fateful day when Riky Rick took his own life.
“Sheikani called to say Rikhado’s friend Bheki Nkentshane had managed to pry the studio key out from under the gap at the bottom of the door and unlocked it,” wrote Zondo.
“He and the Major League DJ twins Bandile and Banele Mbere found Rikhado hanging from a rafter and cut him down. A bellowing noise sent me rolling on the back seat of the car.”
The book, titled Dearest MaRiky — A Mother’s Journey through Grief, Trauma and Healing, is where she expresses her love for her son and the pain of losing him through telling the story of her life and experiences that shaped her, in an effort to understand her life’s path, and get closer to healing.
“At some point, it felt like I could not proceed. I desperately needed help. This is when I started intensive [work] which has been painful and healing at the same time.
“Even though for a long time I felt extreme longing and pain when engaging with memories of my son — images of him, a sense of his presence in various spaces, his music and material on the internet — engaging with the memory of my son was the very thing I was drawn to,” she told TshisaLIVE.
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