43-year-old Cape Town singer, Ricardo Groenewald, died on Wednesday night at Tygerberg Hospital. He was admitted to the ICU earlier this week.
Ricardo started singing at the age of 5, and at age 8 his song 'I love you daddy' became a hit. He became a gospel singer later in his life, releasing three albums, according to Cape Metro.
Watch the video of 'I love you daddy' below:
Ricardo is survived by his wife Helen and their three children.