- Talent Name
- Rikki Hughes
Executive Producer/Showrunner in “The Black Pack: We Three Kings”
Rikki Hughes is a multiple award-winning producer and showrunner of comedy specials, award shows, television series, and independent features. She is currently the Executive Producer at Magic Lemonade Productions.
Since 2018, Hughes has won the Emmy® Award, three Grammy Awards, and nominated for two NAACP Image Awards for producing “Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin & Deep In The Heart of Texas,” “Dave Chappelle: Equanimity / The Bird Revelation,”, and “Dave Chappelle: Sticks and Stones.” Hughes is the first African-American woman in Emmy history to win in the category of Outstanding Variety Special (Pre- Recorded) and was just nominated for the same category this year for her work on “Dave Chappelle: 8:46.”
Beginning her career in the music business, Hughes segued into to television by producing awards shows and comedy specials such as “The Best 25th Anniversay Special,” “The BET Comedy Awards,” the TVOne series “Who Got Jokes?” starring Bill Bellamy, and the Katt Williams’ special “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’.” Starting in 2006 and for the next decade, Hughes became BET’s go-to producer for their specials “RIP The Runway,” “BET Hip-Hop Awards,” and “BET Honors.”
Most recently, Hughes was the Showrunner of the NAACP Image Awards nominated “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion” special for HBOMax and is currently the Showrunner of the streetwear design competition “The Hype” with Migos’s Offset. In 2021, Hughes and her Magic Lemonade team took over production for “The Trumpet Awards,” an annual special for Bounce TV, and the reimagining of “The Essence Awards.”
Hughes is based in Los Angeles and Atlanta.