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.

Ricky “Slick Rick” Martin Lloyd Walters was officially sworn in at a ceremony in New York on Friday (Apr. 15) alongside dozens of other new citizens.

Ricky stated “I am so proud of this moment—and so honored to finally become an American citizen,” said the 51-year-old rapper. “This has been a long time coming for me, and I am relieved to finally put this long chapter behind me. I want to thank everyone—my family, friends and fans—who have supported me and stuck by me over these 23 years. I am truly blessed – and stay tuned, I will have more to announce soon.”

Ricky went to on to say he has more to announce after this new endeavor. This statement can mean many things. His last album was in the 1999’s ‘The Art of Storytelling’, so this would be his first musical appearance into the music world in years. More surprises to come. Stay tuned.