Slick Rick

Rapper

Born in London, Rick Walters helped to make old school hip-hop history when he collaborated with human beatboxer Doug E. Fresh on the singles “La Di Da Di” and “The Show.” Slick Rick then released his platinum selling, The Great Adventures of Slick Rick in 1988. While defending himself against a violent attack in1990 he shot and wounded two people and was sentenced to three to ten years in1991. Rick later released the gold albums The Ruler’s Back, Behind Bars and The Art of Storytelling.

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The Illest Villains in Songs

A look at some of hip hop's most evil characters.

Def Jam Hip Hop Albums You Should Own

Iconic LP's from the label Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin launched.

Hip Hop Awards: Doug E. Fresh and Snoop Are Classic

Performance: Just some men that's on the mic. (10/14/2014)

25 Most Influential Def Jam Artists

A look at the music stars who made the label iconic.

10 Influential Marks Doug E. Fresh Left On Hip Hop

The Human Beatbox's Mark On The Rap Game.

10 Doug E. Fresh Songs You Must Own

Must-have tracks from the world's greatest entertainer.
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