Ricardo Groenewald has become the latest South African celebrity to pass away this year.
In 2015, Mzansi has lost people like Flabba, Prosper Mkwaiwa, Sammy Moeti and others.
Ricardo, who became a sensation after releasing his hit track I Love You Daddy in the 80s, died after a long battle with cancer. He was reportedly admitted to the Intensive Care Unit in the Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, on Tuesday.
Since the news about his death broke, a lot of people have taken to social media to send their condolences.
My heartfelt condolences go out to the Grounded family.... #RIPRICARDO— Abigail Sauls (@Sauls_Abigail) November 25, 2015
My heart is broken, the soul refuse to rest. Your "I love you daddy" will always be the tune in my heart. #RIPRicardo May we find peace.— Lionel Adendorf (@LionelAdendorf) November 25, 2015
We sang your songs in Zim in the 80s. Rest in peace dude. "I love you daddy" is timeless. The innocence of the voice!!! #RIPRicardo— Tererai Mafukidze (@Rex27) November 25, 2015
Watch the hit track below.
May his soul rest in peace.