Here’s a highlight reel of Busta Rhymes amazing peformance from the Brooklyn Hip-Hop fest, which saw him reuniting with Leaders of The New School for the first time in 20 years. Also present are each A Tribe Called Quest, Lil Fame of M.O.P., Buckshot, Smif-N-Wessun, Slick Rick, Reek Da Villain, J. Doe. We can’t say [cont.]
Premo starts off the interview by talking to Nick Huff Barili about the Re:Generation project, working with Slick Rick and confirming that he is still collaborating on an album with Nas (Yes its true!!!). In the second part of the interview, Premier says that he has not talked to Solar before or after Guru’s passing [cont.]
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Do you listen to Poetical Prophets, Brick City Kids, Original Flavor, Ricky D, Kid Wizard Rakim, Simply II Positive, or Darkman X? You probably do, but just don’t know it yet. A blog called Onetwann digs into the archives and unearths a treasure trove of lost pre-major label demos from the likes of Jay-Z, Slick [cont.]
Slick Rick jumps on this years most redone song for his own interpretation. Slick Rick – “I Wanna Rock Freestyle” (MP3)
Slick Rick’s forced hiatus caused many of us to forget and move on to the next. Some of us though, like myself, have never forgotten. When somehow, ‘The Ruler’ escaped to LA, just after his release from being confined in Florida by the INS, I had to meet up with one of the illest emcees, [cont.]
Shortly after the success of collaborative tracks, “The Show” and “La-Di-Da-Di”, with Doug E. Fresh, the show-stealing (no-pun intended) MC Ricky D, landed a solo deal of his own, with Russell Simmons’ newly formed Def Jam Recordings. 1988 was the year that Slick Rick emerged on the scene with his debut album, chronicling twelve of [cont.]
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