- Riky Rick's family has reportedly removed his Family Values album from all official digital music streaming platforms
- Rapper and the late star's industry mate Slikour also took to social media to share that the songs from the dope album are no longer available for streaming
- Riky's fans and music lovers took to the timeline to share that they also couldn't find Family Values when they tried to stream it
Riky Rick's Family Values album has been removed from all streaming platforms. The project was reportedly taken down by the late rapper's family.
Rapper Slikour took to the timeline to share the surprising news. He was trying to stream the late star's songs when he found out.
Taking to Twitter, the Skwatta Kamp member and Riky's former industry mate first wrote:
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"Looks like Riky Rick’s 'Family Values' album has been removed from all streaming platforms."
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A fan then asked him to do more digging on the drama and he later confirmed the news to the fan:
"It has been removed but don’t have the details yet."
The South African reports that it has been reported that Riky's family is also planning to delete his social media accounts. According to the publication, iharare added that the late entertainer’s images from streaming platforms including YouTube will also be deleted.
Social media users took to Slikour's comment section to share their thoughts on the decision to remove the late star's music.
"I suspect his family requested it to be taken down, people might have been sampling the songs and exploiting his work without getting permission through the right channels."
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"Wouldn't make sense taking it down because of sampling. It's probably an ownership situation with a label."
"I hope the Stay Shining EP and all the other songs are safe."
"Saw that yesterday morning as I was trying to stream Come Alive."
"Yeah if the wrong people were benefiting from the royalties they made a good choice bringing the album down."
Cassper Nyovest and Black Coffee describe Riky Rick as the life of the party
Mzansi celebs came out in numbers to celebrate the life of the Boss Zonke hitmaker. He passed away on 23 February at the age of 34. Speaking at his memorial, Cassper Nyovest shared that King Kotini was his idol.
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He shared that the late award-winning star was everything he wanted to be. Black Coffee described Riky Rick as the life of the party. He shared that everywhere Riky went, he was spreading love.
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Source: Briefly News