As ‘The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick’ celebrates its 30th anniversary, The Ruler talks about taking his environment “and turning it into a story”.
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.
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.
Nas has released an arresting new music video for the single Cops Shot the Kid off his album Nasir featuring an appearance by Slick Rick.
Hip-hop has always been politically charged, but with racial and social divisions becoming ever more fractured, conscious hip-hop is making a return.
‘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.
In 1998, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path in which culture and unity took precedence over hip-hop’s beefs and disses.
The follow-up to 2016’s Life Of Pablo was not without some Kanye trademarks: sample-leaning beats and a laundry list of featured artists.