Slick Rick Announces First Overseas Date Since Earning U.S. Citizenship

After a 23-year battle, UK-born Slick Rick finally became a U.S. citizen this past April. Now, he’ll be taking his stage show international for the first time since 1990! The Ruler will hit the stage in Cologne, Germany July 31, as part of the Out4FAME Festival. Also appearing will be fellow greats De La Soul, Method Man, Redman, Rick Ross and more.

Slick Rick Announces ‘Victory Tour’

Now that he’s officially a U.S. citizen, Slick Rick is hitting the road on a victory tour. The Victory Tour begins with Kentucky Derby Festival’s “Waterfront Jam” on Tuesday, May 3, then travels to several cities across the Midwest and South. Of course a hometown show in New York City is in the works – Rick moved to the BX at age 11 from the UK. Details for NYC will be announced soon. “I’m celebrating a new beginning and am thankful for the many blessings already coming my way,” said Slick Rick. “One is the blessing of doing what I do best – perform – to celebrate the victory of citizenship after living in this country for so many years. We will celebrate in style.” Check out the full list of dates below.

Slick Rick Plans To Vote For Hillary Clinton

After 40 years here, UK-born Slick Rick finally became a U.S. citizen in a ceremony in NYC on Friday morning. While there, he also spoke with Billboard, and revealed that he already has plans with his new citizenship, and they include voting for Hillary Clinton.

(Photos): Congratulation Slick Rick on Becoming An American Citizen!

Grammy nominated Ricky Martin Llyod Walters, better known as “Slick Rick” born in England, is known to be the most successful British-American rapper in music history.He recently became a citizen of the United States of America.

Slick Rick Becomes A..U.S. Citizen!

After 40 years in the United States, rap legend Slick Rick becomes a citizen!

(Video) Slick Rick Says Rap Has Lost Its Way, Is “Altered and Diluted”

Just turning 50 years old (Happy Birthday!!!) is one of the culture’s architects, highly regarded as one of Hip Hop’s most crafty, entertaining and “revolutionary” rappers from The Bronx, who sat for a recent interview speaking on the power, youth, and his still* fresh perspective. Making it clear he’s not a “miserable old person” Slick Rick Says Rap Has Lost Its Way, Is “Altered and Diluted” and gives a non-bitter taste of what he sees in today’s game.

(Video) Slick Rick and Nas Perform “Children’s Story” At Rick’s 50th Birthday

Slick Rick and Nas Perform “Children’s Story” At Rick’s 50th Birthday Slick Rick has been one of the most influential hip hop artists to touch a microphone. Many artists, Coast to Coast have been influenced by the Brooklyn based rapper. Nas Being on of many , pays homage to the Legendary MC at his 50th Birthday by performing one of the most iconic hip hop records of all time “Children’s Story” by Rick the Ruler, along side the great one himself , WE GOT THE VIDEO ! click READ MORE to check it out !

(Video) Combat Jack Talks Cornering Diddy For A Meeting During Cipha Sounds’ Hip Hop Improv

Another successful and hilarious Friday night for Cipha Sounds. The weekly Hip Hop Improv show takes it personal with Combat Jack as he discloses what it was like to be Reggie the Entertainment Attorney in the 90s. Jack talks wanting to get a meeting with Diddy, therefore having to hunt him down like a hawk. “We would chase Puffy. We would see him at parties,” Combat says. “Puff, you gotta take a meeting, and then Puff started ducking us. LOL! Good stuff. Check it out after the jump.

(Photos) Slick Rick, Drumma Boy & Bigga Rankin Honored At AME Conference

Award winning producers, music execs, radio personalities, media experts and DJs gathered for the first ever All Star Music Experience during All Star weekend in ‘Nawlins this past weekend. Hip-Hop trailblazers Slick Rick, Trina, Bigga Rankin, DJ Demp and platinum producer Drumma Boy were honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards during the 3-day event, held in the Federal Ballroom inside The Security Center. Check out pics from the weekend in the gallery! Congrats to all honorees!

(Photos) Naughty By Nature, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane & More Perform At The First, Masters of Ceremony Concert

The Grammys wasn’t the only celebrated show this past weekend. While LA did have a smashing time with the Imagine Dragons/Kendrick Lamar performance, the east coast got a chance to reminisce. New York City’s Radio City Music Hall hosted the first-ever Masters of Ceremony concert, featuring Naughty By Nature, Slick Rick, Rakim, Biz Markie, Big Daddy Kane, DMX and more. The gallery shows it all.

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