SA hip-hop star ‘Pro Kid’ passes on at 37

Soweto – South African hip-hop artist Linda Mkhize, better known as Pro Kid, has died. The award-winning musician suffered “a severe seizure attack whilst visiting friends,” his family said in a statement released late on Wednesday night.

According to the family, paramedics were called to assist Mkhize but failed to revive him. He was pronounced dead at 20.38.

Some of the pioneering artist’s better-known songs include the hits Abagcwali and Ghetto Science.

Tributes have been pouring in on Twitter for the 37-year-old musician, who many described as a pioneer and an inspiration to other artists.

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