Hip-hop’s original storyteller, Slick Rick has carried the narrative torch for over three decades. The best Slick Rick songs reveal how.
‘The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick’ solidified the New York rapper as one of hip-hop’s most dynamic personalities and the world’s greatest storyteller.
As ‘The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick’ celebrates its anniversary, The Ruler talks about taking his environment and turning it into a story.
The pre-eminent label for much of hip-hop's history, the best Def Jam songs are the evolution of the genre.
In the late 90s, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path.
Before hip-hop and R&B got together, the rap ballad showed the softer side of hip-hop. The best hip-hop love songs prove that MCs need love too.
The series stars artists such as Lil Yachty, J Balvin, and more.
The shows are set to occur on August 16, 17, 19, and 20.
A decade after his trailblazing debut, ‘The Art Of Storytelling’ saw Slick Rick return to the hip-hop fold with some new tales to tell.
‘Mind-Body-Sole’ celebrates the pioneering rapper and style icon’s Bronx roots.
In Def Jam’s docu-series ‘Through The Lens’, photographer Janette Beckman talks documenting the early days of hip-hop.
The Bronx rapper is widely regarded as one of the best and most influential rappers of all time, emerging during hip-hop's golden age.
Hip-hop has always been politically charged, but with racial and social divisions becoming ever more fractured, conscious hip-hop is making a return.
Vikki Tobak, author of the book ‘Contact High: A Visual History Of Hip-Hop’ talks hip-hop’s forgotten legacy in photographs and her new exhibition.
The hip-hop icon is celebrating the 30th anniversary reissue of his ground-breaking album, 'The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick' coming out on 26 April.