Not many hip-hop artists in today’s era understand the term humility and what it means to give back to the community that invested in them. MrWalkinLick better known by his stage names MrWalkinLick, KING or K.I., is an African American musician from Miami, Florida. He became aware of a struggling family’s dire situation during a bitter cold Christmas night.
He came to their rescue providing them with money for heat as well as food and presents. MrWalkinLick who is known for his artistry through platforms like MTV Africa, Sound City Africa, Planet TV amongst others. He is popular within the Nigerian American community and knows what it is to struggle without much.
MrWalkinLick came to the United States with his family and had to work hard to get himself to a position where he is able to not only make sure a struggling family is warm and safe from the crippling cold winter nights but is also able to buy groceries for families in need.
When asked why he felt compelled to step in to make the situation right he said “I just wanted to make sure they were safe, fed & happy.”
It is no secret that rappers and hip-hop stars make a great deal of money. While some entertainers spend all of their money on mansions, expensive cars, and fancy clothes, others spend a good amount of their fortune giving back. There are many celebrities that give to charity, however, there are some who give much more to charity than others, MrWalkinLick is one of those types of local celebrities who does it without expecting anything back
MrWalkinLick may have the street cred of being a bad guy, however, he has deep pockets and has no problem with helping the less fortunate.
It is very important to MrWalkinLick to be a strong role model, not only for children in his local community but for children from all around the world, he hopes to use his story and his claim to fame as a inspiration to show kids it’s possible to make it out of your hardships and still be able to give back.
Too often, it seems, rappers make headlines for their bad behavior. So it’s hip-hop stars like MrWalkinLick who use their influence to make the world a little nicer, always deserve some spotlight.