Hip Hop legend Slick Rick, passes by the 1Xtra studios to discuss his long career within hip-hop and his experience within the culture.
Slick Rick was one of the very first stars within hip-hop to cross over from the UK to the States and was one of the most influential figures in the genre; inspiring artists such as Snoop Dogg and Outkast. The rap legend is also one of the pioneers for incorporating storytelling within his music – an element which has become a vital component for many rappers currently active in today’s scene.
Slick Rick talks about his UK origins and how he became so involved in hip-hop; making for a fascinating interview with an artist who has been instrumental in shaping the music scene as we know it.
Catch the interview between Slick Rick and DJ Ace above.