Slick Rick, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Slick Rick

British-American rapper

Date of Birth: 14-Jan-1965

Place of Birth: Mitcham, England, United Kingdom

Profession: singer, record producer, musician, rapper

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Slick Rick

  • Richard Martin Lloyd Walters (born January 14, 1965), better known as Slick Rick is a British rapper and record producer who was raised in The Bronx, New York. Slick Rick has released four albums: The Great Adventures of Slick Rick (1988), The Ruler's Back (1991), Behind Bars (1994) and The Art of Storytelling (1999).
  • His music has been sampled and interpolated over 600 times, in over 35 songs by artists including Eminem, BeyoncĂ©, Mariah Carey, the Beastie Boys, TLC, Nas, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Black Star, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, MC Ren, Montell Jordan and Color Me Badd.
  • In the process, Walters has become one of the most-sampled hip-hop artists ever.
  • Many of these songs based on Slick Rick samples went on to become hit singles. Slick Rick been a VH-1 Hip Hop Honors honoree, and ranked him No.
  • 12 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time, while The Source ranked him No.
  • 15 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.
  • He has acted and cameo-ed in 10 movies and videos.

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