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Legends never die, they multiply’ Ricky Rick receives prestigious BET Award

South African rapper Rikhado Makhado famously known as Ricky Rick, has been honoured on a world stage as the upcoming BET Hip Hop Awards have given him the Global Visionary Award. The rapper who passed on earlier this year is known as a fashion icon, rapper and entrepreneur who brought about change in the South African industry. Because of the lives he has touched and the footprint he has left, Ricky Rick has been honoured even in death by the world he left behind.


 

Ricky Rick’s 2022 BET Hip Hop Award
Taking to their Instagram, BET Africa announced that in the upcoming Award show, the late Ricky Rick would be honoured with the Global Visionary Award for this year’s Award show. The Award is given to artists recognized as global champions of culture who made efforts to expand hip hop on the World Stage.

Watch the video of Ricky Rick being honoured with the BET Award below:
Ricky Rick had a voice which created change and earned him recognition as a creative who left a mark on the global music scene. The family received the Award he left behind, and in her speech, Bianca Naidoo, his wife, stated that as Ricky Rick’s family, they are honoured to receive the prestigious Award on his behalf. She says that the Award honours the rapper’s work and name, and she is proud of the work and positive impact Ricky Rick had in the entertainment industry.

Fans are excited about the International recognition.
In the comment section, Ricky Rick’s friends in the industry and fans said their congratulations and praised his work while he was still alive. The Boss Zonke rapper was also given the Fashion Icon Award by GQ Magazine last month. Many artists at Music Award shows from many parts of the world also dedicated Awards to the late rapper this year.

Ricky Rick
Ricky Rick-Image Source(Instagram/RickyRick)

Ricky Rick’s thoughts on the BET Awards
The rapper once voiced his opinion on the Award show that has given him this prestigious Award. In 2015, the rapper said that the BET Awards are biased after Wales and J Cole walked away without Awards after releasing great projects. He questioned if the local Awards are the same as the international ones.

Real Housewives of Durban star Jojo Robinson shows off a new R6 million Mclaren

flamboyant reality star with excellent taste in cars. The reality star is top trending after adding a new whip to her garage. Jojo Robinson has purchased an R6 million Mclaren, and she took to Instagram to show off her new set of wheels.

 

 

 

 
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The actress is indeed living an expensive lifestyle, and she even joined The Real Housewives of Durban to flaunt her wealthy life. With her wealth, Jojo knows how well to spend her millions. She has managed to purchase first-class cars and change them like she is changing clothes. Taking to Instagram, she wrote:

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY MY BEAUTIFUL ANNABELLE..

If you’re gonna go big.. GO BIG BIG.. MCLAREN BABY..

I can’t thank @pharoahauto enough for this incredible moment you created today.. you guys are amazing!!!!

Here’s our newest baby. .. what do you guys think?

Jojo Robinson shows off a new R6 million Maclaren
Jojo Robinson’s car
Jojo Robinson’s car: Image source @Instagram

She went on to say:

Hello baby . Could you be any more beautiful . Every angle tho..

Welcome to our family @calvenrobinson

Jojo has a thing for sports cars, and her millionaire husband always spoils her with first-class vehicles. The celebrated media personality could hide her joy in purchasing a new car and showed off her beast to Mzansi. Mzansi and other A-list celebrities came to her post and congratulated her on her big purchase.

Her Mclaren is the second car she has purchased this year. In May, she made headlines after her husband, former kickboxing champion Calvin Robinson blessed her with an R3.5 million Range Rover as a mother’s day gift. She flaunted her Range Rover on social media and thanked her husband for treating her well.

Thank you Boo bear I absolutely LOVE HER.. Everyone meet my newest baby , my brand new Range Rover, she is yet to be named, any suggestions? Thank you @matty5888 from @landroversandton for the incredible service, and kresson from land Rover durban for the great delivery.. I’m absolutely in love

Jojo Robinson’s car
Jojo Robinson’s car: Image source @Instagram
Jojo Robinson owns a fleet of luxury cars in her garage, including the latest edition of the Porsche GT 4 and an E-Class Mercedes Benz glorified with a private helicopter. Besides driving expensive vehicles, Jojo lives in a mega-mansion she purchased with her husband, Calvin. To cap her rich way of living, Jojo travels on extravagant vacations together with her husband.

Trevor Noah debuts Anele Mdoda’s son Alakhe on International television

Trevor Noah took the friends in high places phrase for the good when he shared a picture of his friend Anele Mdoda’s son Alakhe on US television. Alakhe Mdoda has been making the news recently and was even photographed with superstars because of his mother’s influence. Recently he had a lot of fun after visiting the United States of America, where he got to spend time with his now famous uncle Trevor Noah.

Trevor Noah shares Alakhe’s picture on The Daily Show
While hosting The Daily Show, Trevor commented about Russian president Putin escalating the Ukraine war. The host talked about how the president wins a lot of competitions every year in his country because his opponents let him. Trevor talks about how when parents let their children win everything, they grow up thinking they can not lose.

Watch Trevor Noah’s joke about Alakhe on International Television below:
TV: Anele Mdoda’s son “cameo” on US tv

Alakhe Mdoda made it to international television when Trevor Noah used his image in a joke about “his nephew” on The Daily Show.


 

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His guest on the show laughed their hearts out, and he goes on to say that he raced his nephew the past weekend. While he speaks, a picture of him and Alakhe is shared next to him, as he narrates how he did not let Alakhe win in their race. From Trevor’s account of events, he gave Alakhe a re-match and still did not let him win. To end his point, he says that Alakhe may have cried, but he won’t invade Ukraine in the future because he has learnt that sometimes he can lose.

Alakhe’s response to Trevor Noah
In response to the video, Alakhe took to his Instagram stories to share his response to the video clip in which he promised Trevor Noah that he is coming for him. While in America, Alakhe got time to hang out with International superstar Burna Boy when Trevor took him to the singer selling-out MSG celebrations. He even hung out with F1 drivers and shared the images on his Instagram page.

Burna Boy, Alakhe, Trevor Noah

Zakes Bantwini shows off his expensive bags as he challenges DJ Maphorisa

South African singer, Zakes Bantwini kicks off a DJ Maphorisa challenge as he flaunts his expensive bags worth millions.


 

 

Weeks ago, DJ Maphorisa caused a frenzy with a photo of himself carrying a Birkin bag which is worth over half a million rand.

Phori told his Twitter followers to calculate all he rocked, including the bag’s price, but it quickly landed him in the mud as people labeled him arrogant.

Zakes Bantwini who is known to be a lowkey artist got a bit playful on Twitter as he dropped a video of himself showing off a bigger size of the bag, this time around, flaunted expensive bags.

Happy 38 birthday to singer Vusi Nova.

album titled “Naninina” which has made the nation to fall in love with him & his heart breaking album. This album reached its platinum status just 5months after its release date and currently is going to its double platinum status.

His past albums were mostly written and composed in English but he has taken a different route with “Naninina” which is 99.9 percent in Xhosa. “Xhosa is my home language and I want to be more in touch with my roots.” Hence, “Naninina”, following the success of his other two albums success; “Naninina” promises to be explosive.


 

 

 

He has done numerous collaborations with a number of musicians and opened for a number of international artists that have both shaped and inspired him throughout his career.

The past two years has seen Vusi Nova reaching the height of his career. He was nominated for twice for the Metro FM Awards for Best Afro Pop and Best Male but he did not win but the nomination itself spoke volumes on the type of artist he is. Vusi Nova was named “Music Royalty “after he performed his song “Ndikuthandile” in front of a crowd that loved his music. The SAMA 23 came and saw the afro pop sensation being nominated and winning an award for the Nanina album. 2017 being the year for Vusi Nova, afro pop singer also won 2 awards at the South African Afro Music Awards in 2017, winning Best Afro Album and Best male.

He woke up one day and decided to ditch that life while having his mother inspire him to pursue his first love: a career in music. Vusi Nova moved to Johannesburg to pursue his dream and got signed at Muthaland Entertainment under the guidance of legendary businessman Lance Stehr. He released his first single “I’D RATHER GO BLIND” to much praise from music critics.

Vusi Nova’s career has been filled with enormous success; with two albums (Walk in the light and (Did it for love) the young crooner joined a kaleidoscope of internationalaward winning musicians who have covered the song. His second album Did It for Love was released in 2014 and included successful singles such as “Waterfalls”,“Baby” FT Kelly Khumalo, and “Indaba Zam” FT Brickz. A follow -up is his 2015 single featuring Kid X titled “Neva Let U Go” which has had a good reception with over 55 000 downloads and counting. His style of composition “is influenced by Reggae, Jazz and gospel music”, Vusi Nova says. Collaborating with the King of Mozambique, Mr Bow, this single brings together different cultures and shows of his style of composition. With the Ndimfumene Remix being played on some of the
biggest stations in South Africa, 2018 is sure to take Vusi Nova to greater heights