Slick Goku, a popular YouTuber who specialised in short skits and animated videos, has passed suddenly. On January 19, 2023, he passed away in his loved ones’ presence. Reggie Groover, better known as Goku, has a sizable social media fan base.
His abrupt passing has shocked the YouTuber’s friends, family, and the community of content creators. To learn more about his life and profession, keep reading.
YouTuber Slick Goku Passes Away
The family of Groover announced his passing on January 21. A “severe seizure,” according to his buddy and voice actor Freddie Heinz, was the cause of death. “I’ve been quiet for a few days,” he wrote in a tweet, “because Reggie, better known to you as @SlickGoku2GS, passed away two days ago from a major seizure. He was one of my closest friends, and I’m devastated.
The family of the YouTuber has now launched a GoFundMe campaign to solicit support for paying the funeral expenses. Reggie possessed an artistic soul. He worked hard to produce his own videos and started his own YouTube Community. Everywhere Reggie went, he made friends. Reggie was the sort of person who would stand by the people he cared about, according to the campaign.
“Reggie is a trustworthy individual who is committed to bettering himself. Reggie delighted in savouring every moment of life. He adored skating, swimming, and running. Juice was Reggie’s absolute favourite food, and he consumed it daily. When they went fishing together, Reggie’s grandfather taught him many valuable lessons about life, according to a letter from Janice Groover, Reggie’s mother.
Slick Goku Started his YouTube Channel in 2018
For his brief animated and voice-over videos set in the Slick Goku universe, Groover rose to fame. On December 1, 2018, he launched his YouTube channel, which already has 2,64,000 subscribers. He uploaded 591 videos to his channel during the past four years, and they have been seen more than 43 million times.
The final video posted to his channel was on January 18, the day before he passed away. The title of his final video is “Eren Jaeger Meets Optimus Prime [SFM]”. Additionally, Groover had a sizable following on Twitter. As of January 2016, he had over 9,000 followers on the platform.
Tributes Pour in for the YouTuber
When word of Groover’s passing spread, his friends and supporters immediately began expressing their shock and paying tribute to him. Slick Goku, may you rest in peace. I was only able to see a small number of his videos, but he was incredibly creative and passionate about his work. Can’t believe he’s gone at this point, one follower remarked.
Rest In Peace Slick Goku.
I only got to watch a handful of his vids, but he was so passionate with his art and full of creativity. Can’t believe he’s gone now.💟💔 pic.twitter.com/I7yVCUjMSY
— Teal City Sports Tweets (@JagsfanForever1) January 22, 2023
I’m f***ing crushed, a fan wrote in a tweet. Slick Bro, Goku is no more. He was one of the kindest content producers I’ve ever encountered and a major source of inspiration for me. I well recall how ecstatic I was when he once retweeted some artwork I had posted on my other Twitter. King, rest in peace.
“Reggie was adored by a large number of people and had a large following who he brought joy to. Reggie had an impact on everyone he met, according to JB Coleman, Groover’s closest friend.
We offer the family and friends of the YouTuber our sincere sympathies. God grant him eternal peace!
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