South Africans remembered Soweto born rapper ProKid on what would be his 40th birthday.
He was best known for rapping in a mixture of South African township vernacular mostly tsotsi taal and English his music spoke on township realities
ProKid passed away on the 8th of August 2018 at 37.
It was reported that he passed away after suffering from bleeding in the pancreas. Now, almost three years after his passing, Mzansi continues to remember him.
South African hip hop artist led also honored him, they included Zakwe, Blaklez, and MaEzeeDoesIt shared memories, images and tributes to the fallen legend.
Happy Heavenly Birthday Soja Lami, Gcwabe🙏 pic.twitter.com/1UenpKiei7
— MAGOLIDE 📀 (@ZakweSA) June 22, 2021
“Freedom is the REASON why I’m PRO and BLAKLEZ. Happy 40th Birthday the greatest 🕊 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/olc5knTbQk
— Brother Bear 🐻 (@Blaklez) June 22, 2021
Linda “PRO” Mkhize, Khabazela, Kamavovo you will always be close to our hearts❤️… Happy 40th birthday King 👑 🎉 🎈 THE NO1 SOWETO BOY!!!! pic.twitter.com/9cbyBx48ia
— #Ma-E (@MaEzeeDoesIt) June 22, 2021
— #FeelinU (@Gigi_Lamayne) June 22, 2021
@advovolicious shared a heartfelt message that reminded every the world of his superb lyrical skills.
Happy birthday Linda Mkhize 🕊🎂.
Prokid elevated the craft of rapping in African languages & he remains one of the greatest & most influential Hip Hop Artists of his generation. Sadly the industry giants exploited him but nonetheless we celebrate you 👑 pic.twitter.com/fFaeZ4VWYr
— advovolicious 🇿🇦 (@advovolicious) June 22, 2021
Linda “PRO” Mkhize, Khabazela, Kamavovo you will always be close to our hearts❤️… Happy 40th birthday King 👑 🎉 🎈 THE NO1 SOWETO pic.twitter.com/cUwbEp4DDe
— KATLI BOY 🙃🇿🇦 (@Katlego_47) June 22, 2021
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE GREATEST SOUTH AFRICAN HIP HOP ARTIST. BEST LYRICIST.,❤❤🇿🇦💯🙌RIP PRO. pic.twitter.com/TzfVS1wQmy
— MADE IN MZANSI!! (@TheMacker2) June 22, 2021