8 hrs ago
The Pordland Mercury
This Week's Mercury Music Section
Another week, another sigh of relief as you learn that AC/DC is not hanging up the towel just yet .
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The Pordland Mercury
A Story Untold
SLICK RICK made a brief appearance in the 2011 documentary Rhyme and Punishment , a film concerned with socio-politics and the prison industrial complex in relation to rap.
17 hrs ago
The Top Five Greatest Stories Slick Rick Ever Told
A story of adolescent love and the insecurities of young men and women. This song brings me back to childhood and the electric energy my neighborhood had at the time in the '80s.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Indie Grits 2014 | Hip Hop Family Day
Thousands came out on Saturday, April 12, for Hip Hop Family Day in Columbia SC.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Slick Rick, Los Lobos, Celtic Woman, etc.
Arguably the greatest pure storyteller in rap history, UK-born "Slick" Rick Walters first appeared alongside Doug E. Fresh as the tag team responsible for the 1985 touchstones "The Show" and "La Di Da Di."
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Music fills hearts, souls across city
Now in its fifth year, the Soul'd Out Music Festival has grown into one of the most eclectic and interesting sonic events our music-rich town hosts.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Preview: Slick Rick
"Just another case about the wrong path/ Straight and narrow or your soul gets cast."
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Weezer, Daniel Rossen, Denney and the Jets, Slick Rick and More:...
Why Bother : As Weezer brings both of their seminal '90s records to the Ryman, we get nitpicky about it Stepping Out : Grizzly Bear's Daniel Rossen recaptures simplicity on his inaugural solo tour Pop Top Rhapsody : Denney and the Jets crack open a long-awaited Mexican Coke A Children's Story : The great adventures of masterful storyteller and ... (more)
The great adventures of masterful storyteller and hip-hop founding father Slick Rick
Well, you could make probably make that argument for any year half a decade before or after 1988 - this is the height of hip-hop's golden age we're talking about.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Concerts in Syracuse: Slick Rick, Rodney Atkins and 13 more can't-miss shows this April
Rapper Slick Rick performs onstage at the 2013 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Las Vegas.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
95.7 The Beat
DMX & Rakim on board for Hip Hop Reunion Tour
DMX and Rakim are among the hip-hop veterans who are signing on for the upcoming Masters of Ceremony Hip Hop Reunion tour.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The 8 Ball 03.29.14: Top 8 1980s Rap Albums
The 8 Ball 03.29.14: Top 8 1980s Rap Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.29.2014 From N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton and The Great Adventures of Slick Rick to Run-D.M.C.'s Raising Hell and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 1980s rap albums! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as ... (more)
Wed Mar 26, 2014
[Editorials] Eternal E: A Case For Eazy-E As Rap's Prototypical Artist/Executive
March 26 marks the anniversary of Eazy-E's death; more than just a Gangsta Rapper, Eazy-E pioneered the independent template used by Death Row, No Limit & Roc-A-Fella Records.
Music notes: Ha Ha Tonka gets cozy at Raue
Hip-hop pioneers A few heroes from the early days of hip-hop will trade rhymes at a show this weekend in the city.