The Award-winning hip-hop artist, ProKid (real name Linda Mkhize) will be laid to rest on August 18, a ceremony which will be antecede by a memorial service on August 16.
A friend Penny Lebyane disclosed the dates for ProKid’s memorial service and funeral.
ProKid pass away on Wednesday after a reported seizure.
A family statement reads: “The renowned artist died on Wednesday night while visiting friends in the Johannesburg CBD. Paramedics were called to assist Mkhize but failed to revive him. They did their best to revive him to no avail and called his time of death at 8.38pm”.
Meanwhile, reports states that the rapper’s family is still trying to accept the fact that ProKid dead.
A friend Gigi Lamayne described to the publication the situation the family is going through as being “terrible”.
Gigi said the mood at the house was sombre, adding that ProKid’s wife, Ayanda, was shattered by the rapper’s untimely death.
Gigi, a rapper as well, said Ayanda and ProKid’s family had been saddened and devastated by the death, adding that the late rapper’s three-year-old daughter was not aware of the situation.
Tributes still continue to pour out for ProKid, giving rise to the hashtag ProKid challenge which sees mourners sharing videos on social media of themselves reciting the rapper’s lyrics in his honour.