BET To Honor Riky Rick With The Global Visionary Award
BET To Honor Riky Rick With The Global Visionary Award: BET International announced its intention to commemorate Rikhado “Riky Rick” Makhado with the inaugural Global Visionary Award in the coming 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards.
The talented South African rapper and fashion icon, died on the 23rd of February 2022. In his lifetime, Riky Rick made a great impact in the SA Hip Hop industry. Not only was he a rapper, he was also a successful entrepreneur whose success story inspired other artists to explore other ventures.
The BET Global Visionary Award recognizes global champions of culture who have made ground-breaking efforts to expand the culture of hip-hop on the World Stage. There is no doubt that the late Riky fits perfectly into this category.
Following the honorary award, Bianca Naidoo Makhado, Riky Rick’s wife made a statement saying; “As Riky’s family, we are moved and honored to receive the BET Global Visionary Award on behalf of our beloved, Riky Rick. This award honors his work and his name. I am so proud that my husband’s work is still making a positive impact within the entertainment space and that his legacy continues to inspire young creatives. This award reminds us of his love for his fans and for the culture.”