Zingah Says Riky Rick’s Death Made Him Quit Music: “It Affected Me So Much That I Was Depressed”

Zingah Says Riky Rick’s Death Made Him Quit Music: “It Affected Me So Much That I Was Depressed”

  • Zingah has opened up on the major reason why he took the decision to stop recording more music
  • The hitmaker said Riky Rick's sudden death traumatised him to the point that he had to deal with depression
  • He also added that he is now focusing on his TiKTok persona because it allows him to express himself without owing anyone

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Sithembiso Simelane, popularly known as Zingah, has opened up on why he resigned from music when his music career was in its prime.

Zingah reveals why he fell off
Zingah has finally opened up on the main reason why he resigned from music. Image: @zingah_lotj
Source: Instagram

The star said he fell off because he felt he was being sidelined in the music industry. The star also stated Riky Rick's untimely passing as another reason why he quit music.

According to SA Hip Hop Mag, the No Reason rapper said he decided to quit the industry because he saw no point in continuing making music when the industry was taking the lives of his loved ones. He also added that seeing someone he looked up to battle depression made him make the decision to stop making music. He said:

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"So what pushed me to even announce my retirement was Riky's death, like that hurt me because I obviously been through a lot in the industry. Seeing him taking life when he had put it together like this kind just made me feel like it's worth it."

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Zingah also shared that the industry affected him to a point where he had to deal with depression. He added:

"I had to fight my way out of depression and heal myself."

Grootman under fire for allegedly defrauding people, Mzansi warned against doing business with him

In other entertainment news, Briefly News also reported that popular media personality Themba Selahle also known as Grootman, is under fire from authorities. The influencer is allegedly swindling people of their hard-earned cash by promising them large sums of money.

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The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) issued a stern warning telling South Africans to stop doing business with the social media influencer.

According to ZAlebs, the government department stated that not only is Grootman promising people large sums of money, but he is also not a registered Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services provider in South Africa.

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