Makeba Riddick Shares Her Journey to Success

Belinda Huang
January 31, 2014

Makeba RiddickThere is something special about a person who remains humble and genuine amidst overwhelming success. It is a rare quality, and it is an inspiring quality—it is exactly who Berklee alumnus Makeba Riddick (’99) is. Makeba is a three-time Grammy nominee, which included three nominations in the recent 56th annual Grammy Awards, she is a Grammy winner for cowriting Beyonce’s “Déjà Vu,” and she is the holder of nine No. 1 records. But despite all these titles, Riddick still exudes a pleasant quality modesty. She says that being nominated for a Grammy is an experience that never gets old.

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