|Stage Name:||Riky Rick|
|Real Name||Rikhado Makhado|
|Occupation||Rapper,Singer and Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||20 July 1987 (32 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth||KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Relationship status||In a relationship|
Riky Rick’s Biography
Born 20 July 1987, Rikhado Makhado popularly known by his stage name Riky Rick, is a prolific rapper, singer and songwriter in South Africa. His genre of music is Hip hop/rap which he performs both in his native language and English. Riky Rick is known for his unique style and his love for the fashion scene on the local level. The rapper is the owner of the “Cotton Club” record label. He became popular for his hit single “Nafukwa”, which he released in 2014.
Family and Beginning
Riky Rick is originally from KwaMashu township located in the north of the city of Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The rapper started rapping at a very young age and decided to follow his career through also at an early age. The rapper has had his shortcomings, as he once dealt with an alcohol and drug addiction for a long time, which he fought and has been clean for some while now.
Riky Rick after completing his high school, joined Hilton college and later attended the School of Motion Picture Medium and Live performance (AFDA) in South Africa.
Riky Rick got his musical breakthrough after the release of his new single titled “Nafukwa”, which got him popular in the music industry. Although music for him started at an early age,he was first a member of the now defunct Boyz N Buckz Crew which had artistes like OkMalumkoolKat in the group. The rappers first recording experience took place with Bongani Fassie who inspired him to make his own music. That was when he released his “Barbershop” single with Da L.E.S, after which he released the Nafukwa single. He has since his debut gone on to release top notch songs collaborating with top South African artistes.
Riky Rick’s Albums
Riky Rick has released one studio album, two EPs and two mixtapes since his debut.
Family Values (2015)
This is his first studio album that was released on the 3rd of April 2015. The album was certified platinum by RISA.
- Scooby Snacks EP (2017)
- Stay Shining EP (2017)
- Comeback Kid (2011)
- Fear The Hunter(With Trinity) (2018)
Riky Rick’s Songs
Riky Rick since his debut has released more than 10 songs. Here are his songs in no particular order.
- Riky Rick – Boss Zonke
- Riky Rick- Amantombazane
- Riky Rick – Nafukwa
- Riky Rick – Stay Shining
- Riky Rick – You and I
- Riky Rick – Buy It Out
- Riky Rick – Pick You Up
- Riky Rick – Sondela
- Riky Rick – Murdah
- Riky Rick – Sidlukotini
Riky Rick’s Performance and Presence
Riky Rick has performed at festivals and shows in South Africa. The singer as also had appearances on TV and Radio stations in South Africa. He has had his own concert. He also got appeared on Isibaya show and Rhythm City.
Riky Rick’s Relationships
Riky Rick is in a relationship with Bianca Naidoo. They have a son and a daughter together.
Awards and Nominations
Riky Rick has gotten various nominations since his debut, thus include his nomination at the Channel O awards, SAMA and hip hop award in 2014.
Riky Rick’s Net Worth
Riky Rick’s Net worth is calculated at R56 million. This is calculated from the money he makes attending shows and festivals, song streams and video views.
Riky Rick’s Songs Download, Stream, Buy and Watch
Riky Rick’s songs from his studio projects and featured songs are available on all major platforms.