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.
The 37-year-old, Linda “ProKid” Mkhize is survived by his beloved mother Fikile Mkhize and his father Zwelakhe Kheswa, his wife Ayanda, his three-year-old daughter Nonkanyezi, his brothers and his extended family.
The news of his passing was also twitted by the minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa this morning.
We're deeply saddened by the tragic passing of a lyrical genius, pioneering Hip Hop Artist, Linda Mkhize (Prokid). Prokid took rapping in African languages to great heights & he will go down as one of the greatest & most influential Hip Hop Artists of his generation. #RIPProKid pic.twitter.com/DIHez3G55W
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) August 9, 2018
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.
Statement Issued On Behalf of the Mkhize & Kheswa families, on the passing of their son, brother and father,