Rikhado Makhado, better known by his stage name Riky Rick, is a South African rapper. His debut studio album Family Values was released on April 3, 2015.
Riky Rick’s first side of music began at a recording studio session with Bongani Fassie. It was by Bongani’s side that Rick was inspired to make his own music.
That is when he released his first single Barbershop featuring Da L.E.S. He then rose to fame by the release of his hit single Nafukwa which was a big success. He then released Amantombozane which was followed by Amantombozane (Remix) featuring fellow South African recording artistes OkMalumkoolKat, Maggz, Kwesta, Ginger Bread Man, Kid X, Nadia Nakai and DJ Dimplez.
He then released his major debut single Boss Zonke which peaked at number 3 on the SA Hip Hop Top Ten List. That is when he released his fifth hit single Sondela which was dedicated to his real love, featuring Zano.
On the 26th Of June 2016, Ricky released the single, Sidlukotini.
Riky Rick once suffered with an alcohol and drug addiction for a long period of time. He has now been clean for over years. His first born son, Maik Daniel Makhado appears on the Family Values album cover.