A suicide note was found next to him before being rushed to hospital.
A DJ friend who has worked with Riky confirmed to True Love that the musician had taken his own life and had been battling with his mental health.
“He suffered from depression for a while before deciding to take his own life. He was found hanging by friends,” the DJ told TRUELOVE.
Another source who is in the music industry also confirmed the news and revealed that Riky Rick had taken his own life on Wednesday morning.
The rapper, who was also known as a fashionista, was according to another friend going through the most behind closed doors, even though he had things lined up for him this year.
“On social media he seemed happy, but he was dying inside until his breaking point, which saw him do the unthinkable. We are still shocked and too emotional to talk right now,” says the friend. “A suicide note was found next to him before being rushed to hospital”.
His fans have been pooping RIP messages the whole day and they said the news shocked them hard.
Rest in peace Riky!!