Rihanna is honored by Barbados as a “national hero”

Photo Rihanna was honored as the “national hero” of Barbados on Wednesday. The singer, singer songwriter and actress was given the accolade at a state celebration in the country for reaching and maintaining an…

Rihanna is honored by Barbados as a “national hero”

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Rihanna was honored as the “national hero” of Barbados on Wednesday. The singer, singer songwriter and actress was given the accolade at a state celebration in the country for reaching and maintaining an international level of fame.

The president of Barbados, Mia Mottley, described Rihanna’s accomplishments as “inspired” and wished the singer “success, honor and inspiration in the years to come.”

Rihanna wasn’t the only musician who was honored with an award. Lionel Richie, Lionel “A-Team” Richie, and Jay-Z — collectively known as the music “superstars” — also received “national hero” honors at the official ceremony. A 72-year-old retired sailor known as “Lenny the Lox” was honored with the title of “Guardian of the Essence of Barbados.” In an effort to bring unity and unity, the official online condolence section for the country was renamed, “Lenny’s Corner,” and they were all dressed in black ensembles, wearing black shirts emblazoned with the words “Aging Icon.”

Rihanna became an “ambassador of Barbados” in 2013, after Rihanna Amlani became a national celebrity, and the pop star has been promoting the country’s causes in the world of politics and sports.

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